Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

June 19, 2009 12:31 ET

Convictions Under the Fisheries Act

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - June 19, 2009) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, has released a list of North Shore Area fishers fined by Judge Louise Gallant in May 2009 for various violations of the Fisheries Act.

The total amount of the fines imposed on the fishers is $2,900, plus a scallop licence suspension for the period from July 15 to October 30, 2009. The list of offenders is available at the following address: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/Offender.pdf

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