Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

November 24, 2009 12:07 ET

Convictions Under the Fisheries Act

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Nov. 24, 2009) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, has released a list of North Shore Area fishers fined by Judge Louise Gallant in October 2009 for various violations under the Fisheries Act.

The fishers received fines totalling $4,775, in addition to a one-year probation and a scallop licence suspension until October 1, 2010. The list of offenders is available at the following link:

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
    Martin Bourget
    Communications Officer