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Radil Bros. Fishing Co. v. Canada, 1998 CanLII 8703

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

This case involved a dispute over the entitlement to ground fish quota which was lost when a ground fish licence with a history of large landings was "swapped" with a licence from another vessel (with smaller landings) in order to facilitate the purchase of a salmon licence. In dismissing an application by the Defendant for summary judgement on the basis …

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