Court Nixes ‘Lobby’ Suit

A B.C. group has lost a legal battle to overturn a Department of Fisheries policy attributed to “political lobbying”. The Federal Court of Appeal ruled a former fisheries minister was entitled to reject his own department’s advice under “political pressure” even if the decision broke precedent: “See the results of mixing fisheries management with politics”.

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