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Campbell v. Canada (Attorney General), 2006 FC 510

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

This case involved an application for judicial review of a decision of the Minister of Fisheries denying a request by nine applicants for access to the Nova Scotia snow crab fishery. With respect to the issue of mootness, since the fishing season had already passed there was no live controversy between the parties. Notwithstanding this fact, the court agreed to …

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