This case involved an aboriginal fisher who, after participating in a test/protest snow crab fishery was convicted of: (1) having on board a crab trap without a valid tag, and (2) fishing for snow crab without a valid licence. Upon conviction, his sentence included a conditional discharge and a partial forfeiture of the proceeds of sale of his catch ($28,599.60 …Full Summary
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