Minister of Fisheries and Oceans v. Ahousaht First Nation et al., 2014 FCA 211

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This case involved the appeal of a decision of the Federal Court issued on 28 February 2014 restraining the Minister of Fisheries from opening a commercial herring roe fishery(digested on this website). Since the commercial herring fishery was completed before the Crown requested an expedited appeal in June of 2014, the court ruled that there were no factors that would …

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

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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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