This case involved a challenge to a licence issued under the Newfoundland Fish Inspection Act that imposed conditions restricting a fish processor and wholesaler from exporting fish. After performing a pith and substance analysis, the court upheld the trial court finding that "the core or essential character of the provincial licensing scheme is the regulation of the processing and handling …Full Summary
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