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Written by Mark Hicken Mark Hicken
Category: Latest News Latest News
Published: 29 May 2014 29 May 2014

While there are scant details in the media report, it appears that FedEx has been charged in Newfoundland for shipping wine from BC to that province. See the story: "Courier Charged with Bringing Contraband Liquor to NL". If the case proceeds, there are a number of obvious defences including a possible constitutional challenge based on the fact that s.121 of the Constitution Act guarantees a free trade zone within Canada for Canadian products.