This case involved a challenge to the constitutional authority of the Provincial Government of British Columbia to regulate the aquaculture industry. The challenge was brought by Alexandra Morton and a number of other interest groups including the Area E Gillnetters Association. Apparently the applicants believed that the existing Provincial legislation would "not protect the environment" and a successful challenge would …Full Summary
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