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HUNTING, FISHING AND LOGGING RIGHTS - Regulation of - Constitutional issues - Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms - Racial discrimination - Practice and procedure - Appeals and judicial review

Monday, March 13, 2017 @ 8:57 AM  

Motion by Lombardo and the Ontario Federation of Anglers and Hunters to set aside an order quashing their application for judicial review and notice of constitutional question. The applicants sought judicial review of a decision by the Minister of Natural Resources and Forestry to apply the Interim Enforcement Policy to the Williams Treaties First Nations. The Policy granted conservation officers prosecutorial discretion not to enforce hunting and fishing laws against individuals claiming Aboriginal hunting and fishing rights, subject to certain exceptions such as unsafe hunting or...