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

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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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R v. Ulybel Enterprises Ltd., 2001 SCC 56

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This case involved a Canadian registered ship which was given a provisional registration in Panama without first obtaining a deletion certificate from the Canadian Registrar of Ships. It then fished in the NAFO fishing zone without a licence, which it could do legally if it was a foreign ship, but not as a Canadian ship. Pending the trial, the ship …

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