This case involved a challenge to the constitutional validity of occupational health and safety regulations relating to commercial fishing vessels enacted pursuant to the British Columbia Workers’ Compensation Act. It involved one vessel that fished primarily in waters outside the British Columbia jurisdiction, but within Canadian territorial waters as well as other vessels that fished more than half their time …Full Summary
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