Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

September 10, 2009 10:53 ET

Convictions Under the Fisheries Act

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Sept. 10, 2009) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, has released a list of Magdalen Islands Area fishers fined by Judge Jean-Paul Decoste on August 5, 2009, for various violations of the Fisheries Act.

The total amount of the fines imposed on the fishers is $13,650, plus a fishing licence suspension for the first four days of the 2010 season. The list of the offenders is available at the following address: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/offenders_eng.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
    Martin Bourget
    Communications Officer
    418-648-7893