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Morton v. Minister of Fisheries and Oceans and Marine Harvest Canada Inc., 2015 FC 575

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

This case involved judicial review of conditions in Salmon Farm licences on the Pacific Coast that allowed the transfer of diseased smolts from hatcheries to fish farms if, amongst other things, the fish farm’s veterinarian deems the transfer to be of low risk. After a lengthy analysis, the court granted an order declaring that the impugned licence conditions were of …

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