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Government Law - CROWN - Actions by and against Crown - Practice and procedure

Thursday, December 22, 2016 @ 7:00 PM  

Appeal by the Crown and cross-appeal by the respondents from a Federal Court order granting partial summary judgment in favour of the Crown. The respondents were individuals and fishing enterprises that held licences to fish snow crab. A dispute arose regarding the Crown’s approval and administration of a management plan related to the snow crab fishery. The respondents initiated an action alleging breach of fiduciary duty, negligence, expropriation without compensation, breach of contract, unjust enrichment and misfeasance in public office. The Crown moved for summary judgment...