Nova Scotia: Appeal judge rejects delaying $340,000 payment to fisherman

A motion to suspend payment of more than $340,000 to a Cape Breton fisherman has been rejected by the Nova Scotia Court of Appeal. Justice Carole Beaton ruled that numbered company 3102602 Nova Scotia Limited (Roderick Jeffrie, president) is to abide by a previous Supreme Court ruling and pay New Waterford fisherman Paul Fraser. The award to Fraser was made last year after a lengthy trial into the transfer of a crab allocation from Fraser to Jeffrie. Supreme Court Justice John Bodurtha ruled in favour of Fraser in awarding compensation for the eight years Fraser’s quota was used by another company. “I am convinced after reviewing all the documentation from DFO and hearing testimony of the witnesses,,, >click to read< 10:03

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