These summaries of recent Fisheries law cases are prepared by Brad Caldwell of Caldwell & Co.,  401-815 Hornby Street, Vancouver, B.C., V6Z 2E6. Telephone (604) 689-8894,  E-mail: brad@marine-law.ca. Papers related to Fisheries law and additional groupings of Fisheries law cases by sub-topic can be obtained at the full version of the website.

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Winsor v. Canada, 2007 TCC 692

In Fish Cases, Taxation on (Updated )

This case involved the Atlantic Groundfish Retirement Program, (the "AGLRP") under which the Federal Government purchased fishing licences for the purpose of reducing the number of persons participating in the ground fish fishery. The Appellant was a fish harvester who sold his fishing licences to the AGLRP and agreed to permanently leave the commercial fishery for a total payment of …

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