Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

November 16, 2009 12:00 ET

Fisheries and Oceans Canada: Convictions Under the Fisheries Act

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Nov. 16, 2009) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, has released a list of Gaspe and Lower St. Lawrence Area fishers fined in October and November 2009 for various violations of the Fisheries Act.

The total amount of the fines imposed is $4,650. The offenders are:



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Offender and home Offence Fine and judge
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Jean-Sebastien Harvesting shellfish in a closed $550 (J.-S. Caron)
Caron area and possession of over 300 $600 (Y. Caron)
(Tide Head) softshell clams. Judge :
Yves Caron Raoul Poirier
(Atholville)
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Laval-Marie Possession of whelks under $1,000 (L. Doucet)
Dionne the minimum legal size. $2,500 (L.-M. Dionne)
(Trois-Pistoles) Judge :
Laurent Doucet Suzanne Bousquet
(Le Bic)
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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