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Andrews v. Canada (A.G.), 2009 NLCA 70

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

This case involved a superior court action by a group of snow crab fish harvesters who alleged that they had a contract with the Minister of Fisheries whereby they gave up their historic right to a proportionate share of a relatively large increase in the total allowable catch of snow crab in the 1990’s in exchange for a promise from …

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