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Tags: Fisheries Act

This presentation for the 2010 ECELAW Summary Series looks at how one can ensure that an aquaculture operation is not having a negative impact on water quality. It starts out by examining the aquaculture industry and the controversy over it, as well as it ...

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www.canlii.org/en/ns/nsca/doc/1993/1993canlii3097/1993canlii...

This case was heard in the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal. During a field exercise, a Canadian Armed Forces squadron caused a harmful alteration to a fish habitat in Wash Brook, Cape Breton County. In doing so, it violated s. 35(1) of the federal Fisheries ...

Category:Case Law

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This case was heard in the Federal Court of Canada. Canadians for the Abolition of the Seal Hunt (“CASH”) applied for a Court Order that would require the federal Department of Fisheries and Environment to carry out its statutory duty to enforce the fede ...

Category:Case Law

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This case was heard in the Federal Court of Canada. Voisey’s Bay Nickel Company Ltd. (“VBNC”) proposed to develop a mine/mill operation at Voisey’s Bay in Labrador and a smelter/refinery operation at Argentia in Newfoundland. Because the proposals trigge ...

Category:Case Law

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This case was heard in the Federal Court of Canada. The Ecology Action Centre (“EAC”) applied for judicial review of a Variation Order that had been issued by the Regional Director-General of the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans. The Variation ...

Category:Case Law

laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/regulations/SOR-93-53/

These federal Regulations under the Fisheries Act govern multiple aspects of the fisheries throughout Canada.

Category:Legislation

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This case was heard in the Federal Court of Canada. A proposed hydroelectric project was assessed by a joint review panel operating under the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act. After the joint review panel issued its final report, Grand Riverkeeper a ...

Category:Case Law

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This case was heard in the Provincial Court of Nova Scotia. Mr. Bagnell applied for a permit to infill a parcel of wetland on property that he owned. The Nova Scotia Department of Environment and Labour ("NSEL") referred his application to the federal De ...

Category:Case Law

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This case was heard in the Federal Court of Canada. Mr. Russell, a member of the Labrador Métis Nation, initiated a private prosecution against the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador and a construction company, Johnson’s Construction Ltd., alleging th ...

Category:Case Law

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This case was heard in the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador (Trial Division). Mr. Mitchell initiated a private prosecution against Abitibi Consolidated Inc., CHI Hydroelectric Inc., and Tarmac Canada Inc., alleging a number of violations of the ...

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This application for leave to appeal was considered by the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador (Court of Appeal). In 2004, Newfoundland Recycling Limited was convicted in Provincial Court under s. 36(3) of the federal Fisheries Act for having poll ...

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This case was heard in the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador (Trial Division). In 2004, Newfoundland Recycling Limited was convicted in Provincial Court under s. 36(3) of the federal Fisheries Act for having polluted a fish habitat with oil ...

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This case was heard in the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador (Trial Division). Mr. Bolt was refuelling a fishing boat when he noticed that the fuel tank, which was sitting in the back of his truck, was leaking. Mr. Bolt continued the refuelling ...

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This case was heard in the Supreme Court of Prince Edward Island. Brookfield Gardens Inc. ("Brookfield") was charged under the federal Fisheries Act with having unlawfully deposited or permitted the deposit of a deleterious substance in waters frequented ...

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This case was heard in the Provincial Court of Newfoundland and Labrador. Corner Brook Pulp and Paper Limited pleaded guilty to having deposited a deleterious substance in waters frequented by fish, contrary to section 36(3) of the federal Fisheries Act. ...

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This case was heard in the New Brunswick Court of Queen's Bench (Trial Division). Gemtec Limited ("Gemtec") and its principal, Mr. Lutes, were convicted in Provincial Court of having violated the federal Fisheries Act by unlawfully depositing or per ...

Category:Case Law

www.canlii.org/en/nb/nbqb/doc/2004/2004nbqb371/2004nbqb371.h...

This case was heard in the New Brunswick Court of Queen's Bench (Trial Division). After Gemtec Ltd. ("Gemtec") and its principal, Mr. Lutes, were charged with offences under the federal Fisheries Act, the defendants filed a motion for non-suit. A Trial J ...

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www.canlii.org/en/ca/scc/doc/1999/1999canlii665/1999canlii66...

This case was heard in the Supreme Court of Canada. Donald Marshall Jr. was convicted of offences under the federal Fisheries Act, the Maritime Provinces Fishery Regulations, and the Fishery (General) Regulations after catching and selling eels ...

Category:Case Law

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This case was heard in the Provincial Court of Nova Scotia. In January 2016, Northern Pulp Nova Scotia Corporation ("Northern Pulp") pleaded guilty to an offence under the federal Fisheries Act. In June 2014, untreated pulp and paper effluent from a pulp ...

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