Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

January 11, 2008 10:22 ET

Convictions Under the Fisheries Act

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Jan. 11, 2008) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, has just released a list of December convictions of fish harvesters in the Gaspe and Lower St Lawrence fined for various violations of the Fisheries Act.

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



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Offender Home Offence Sentencing date Judge
and fine
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Guylain Cloutier Gaspe Harvesting December 3, 2007 Julie
Dominique Cloutier shellfish $200 each Dionne
in a closed
area.
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Robert Y. Bonaventure Harvesting December 18, 2007 Luc
Arsenault shellfish $300 Marchildon
in a closed
area.
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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