These summaries of recent Fisheries law cases are prepared by Brad Caldwell of Caldwell & Co.,  401-815 Hornby Street, Vancouver, B.C., V6Z 2E6. Telephone (604) 689-8894,  E-mail: brad@marine-law.ca. Papers related to Fisheries law and additional groupings of Fisheries law cases by sub-topic can be obtained at the full version of the website.

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Kimoto v. Canada (Attorney General), 2011 FCA 91

In Fish Cases, Judicial Review/Crown Liability on (Updated )

This case involved amendments to Chapter 3 of the Pacific Salmon Treaty that required Canada to reduce its catch of chinook salmon from the west coast of Vancouver Island and required the U.S. to provide 30 million dollars to Canada for a fisheries mitigation program to reduce effort in Canada’s commercial troll fishery. After some consultation, the Minister of Fisheries …

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