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Wednesday, April 11, 2018 @ 8:29 AM  

Motion by the respondent Attorney General of Canada for summary judgment. The applicant Robinson was a fisherman who had an owner-operator license to fish lobster in an area located on the northwest coast of Nova Scotia. The applicable regulations and policies required the license-holder to personally fish the license. Robinson did so until such time as his medical condition prevented him from doing so. In 2009, Robinson requested a substitute operator authorization pursuant to section 11(11) of the Commercial Fisheries Licensing Policy for Eastern Canada, 1996...