Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

June 19, 2009 12:27 ET

Convictions Under The Fisheries Act

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - June 19, 2009) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, reports that on May 6, Justice Jean-Paul Decoste sentenced Yvon Chevarie, of Havre-aux-Maisons, to a fine of $750 for failing to comply with the conditions of his lobster licence by starting activities before 5:00 a.m.

The Department has a mandate to protect and conserve fishery resources and is ever vigilant in its efforts to prevent poaching of marine resources.

Contact Information

  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Quebec, Quebec
    Martin Bourget
    Communications Officer
    418-648-7893