Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

December 10, 2007 16:43 ET

DFO: Convictions Under the Fisheries Act

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Dec. 10, 2007) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region has just released a list of November convictions of fish harvesters in the North Shore fined for various violations of the Fisheries Act.

The total amount of the fines imposed is $4,028.


---------------------------------------------------------------------
Sentencing date
Offender Home Offence and fine Judge
---------------------------------------------------------------------
Magella Aquanish Using lobster November 12, 2007 Michel
Noel traps without $1,000 Parent
valid tags and
obstruction of
escape vents.

Sylvio Havre Saint- Allowing the use November 15, 2007 Michel
Boudreau Pierre of a fishing $500 Parent
licence without
authorization.

Daniel Havre Saint- Allowing the use November 15, 2007 Michel
Sherrer Pierre of a fishing $300 Parent
licence without
authorization.

Martin Havre Saint- Denying boarding November 16, 2007 Michel
Boudreau Pierre to an at-sea $500 Parent
observer.

Bertin Havre Saint- Possessing a November 16, 2007 Michel
Landry Pierre lobster trap $200 Parent
without a tag.

Jacques Mingan Landing of November 16, 2007 Michel
Maloney illegal crabs by $1,528 Parent
a commercial
fisher.
---------------------------------------------------------------------


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