Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Fisheries and Oceans Canada

May 15, 2008 10:00 ET

Convictions Under The Fisheries Act

QUEBEC, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - May 15, 2008) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, has just released a list of April convictions of fish harvesters in the North Shore fined for various violations of the Fisheries Act.

The total amount of the fines imposed is $10,000. The offenders are:



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Offender Home Offence Sentencing Judge
date and fine
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Danny Port-Menier Fishing for April 8, 2008 Louise Gallant
McCormick lobster $500
without a + confiscating
licence. a kayak
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Eddy Riviere-au- Removing crab April 9, 2008 Louise Gallant
Boudreau Tonnerre without it $3,000
being
weighed.
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Marc Riviere-au- Removing crab April 9, 2008 Louise Gallant
Boudreau Tonnerre without it $3,250
being
weighed.
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Mario Riviere-au- Removing crab April 9, 2008 Louise Gallant
Leblanc Tonnerre without it $3,250
being
weighed.
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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