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Bornstein Seafoods Canada Ltd. v. Hutcheon, 1997 CanLII 5852

In Fish Cases, Fisheries Practice, Torts on (Updated )

This case involves a claim by a fishing processor that the two defendants to the action conspired to transfer ground fish quota from one defendant to another, when the defendants knew the quota had been previously purchased by the plaintiff. When the action was commenced, the plaintiff arrested one of the defendant’s vessels (upon which the quota had allegedly been …

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