Framework The federal and provincial governments have established a complex regulatory scheme to govern the fishing industry in Atlantic Canada and elsewhere. The principal statute governing the industry is the Fisheries Act. Under the Act, the federal government has created more than two dozen sets of regulations. The Minister of the Department of Fisheries and […]
On April 19, 2018, the Supreme Court of Canada (SCC) released its much anticipated decision in R v. Comeau, i.e. the “beer case”.
Last month the government of Canada signed an historic free trade agreement with the European Union (“EU”), the world’s largest single market for goods and services. The Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (“CETA”) is expected to come into force in 2016.