Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

February 12, 2010 12:27 ET

Convictions Under the Fisheries Act

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Feb. 12, 2010) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, has released a list of Gaspe and Lower St. Lawrence Area fishers fined by Judge Luc Marchildon for various violations of the Fisheries Act.

The total amount of the fines imposed is $2,700. The offenders are:



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Offender and home Offence Sentencing date and fine
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Oneil Bond Hail not compliant with December 7, 2009
Riviere-au-Renard licence conditions. $1,500
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Gerald Carrier Fishing for groundfish January 25, 2010
Grosses-Roches using nets with a mesh $200
size under the legal
limit.
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Normand Dupuis Possession of an egg-bearing February 3, 2010
Saint-Francois female lobster and of a $1,000
-de-Pabos mutilated female lobster.
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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