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Fishing Expedition

London (City) and CUPE, Local 101 (Idzkowski), Re (2017) | 2017 CarswellOnt 7569 | (Ont. Arb.)

... a fishing expedition is where one party seeks production in order to determine whether it has a case or not. The wider the net is cast with regard to the production request, the greater the likelihood that the party seeking the request is simply engaging in a fishing expedition.
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