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HALIBUT ALLOCATION HEARING – MALCOLM CASE

The SFI and the BC Wildlife Federation (BCWF) lauded the decision by the Federal Court of Appeal to uphold the Federal Court’s decision on recreational halibut allocation. In its decision, the Court of Appeal unanimously affirmed the ability of the Federal Fisheries Minister to set halibut quota levels, and upheld former Fisheries Minister Ashfield’s 2012 decision to increase recreational halibut fisheries by three per cent.

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