Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

October 18, 2007 11:14 ET

Convictions Under the Fisheries Act

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Oct. 18, 2007) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region has just released a list of September convictions of fish harvesters in the North Shore fined for various violations of the Fisheries Act.



The total amount of the fines imposed is $1,450. The offenders are:

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Offender Home Infraction Sentencing date Judge
and fine
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Robert Lebel Port-Cartier Taking Atlantic September 7, 2007 Louise
halibut during $1,050 Gallant
closed season.
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Jean-Claude Forestville Breach of clam September 18, 2007 Louise
D'Auteuil licence conditions. $200 Gallant
Failure to wear a
vest.
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Jason Saint-Marc-de- Taking clams in September 18, 2007 Louise
Gagnon Latour a bed closed $200 Gallant
because of
contamination.
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Fisheries and Oceans Canada is mandated to protect and conserve marine
resources and is ever alert for any poaching of marine resources.

Contact Information

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