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Nunavut Wildlife Management Board v. Minister of Fisheries and Oceans et al., 2009 FC 16

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

Barry Group, a Canadian Fishing Company, sold 1900t of turbot quota to two other offshore fishing enterprises for in excess of $10 million. The Minister approved the transfer in late January 2008 and after completing the usual searches, the purchasers completed the transaction in early March 2008, more than 30 days after the Minister’s decision. On March 14, 2008, the …

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