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St. Anthony Seafoods Limited Partnership v. Nfld. & Labrador (Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture), 2004 NLCA 59

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This case involved a fish processing plant in Saint Anthony, Nfld. In 1998 the Minister of Fisheries and Aquaculture wrote to the processor and promised a multi-specie processing licence, including a licence to process snow crab. Although a licence to process shrimp was quickly granted, the Ministry never followed through on its promise to issue a snow crab licence. Upon …

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