Readers are urged to consult CanLii for updates to the cases digested on this site.

Marshall v. Regina, [1999] 3 SCR 456

In Aboriginal Rights/Defences, Fish Cases on (Updated )

This case involved a Mikmaq Indian who was charged with fishing with a prohibited net during a closed period and selling fish without a licence in violation of Federal fishery regulations. The main issue in the case was whether he possessed a treaty right to sell fish so as to be exempted from compliance with regulations. The Majority of the …

Full Summary