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R v. Huovinen et al., 2000 BCCA 427

In Aboriginal Rights/Defences, Fish Cases, Miscellaneous, Offences on (Updated )

This case was a test case involving a challenge to the Aboriginal Communal License Regulations. In June of 1998, D.F.O. opened a commercial fishery on the Fraser River which only members of certain Indian bands were allowed to participate in. The accused, all non aboriginals, participated in the fishery by way of protest and were charged with fishing during a …

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