Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

December 18, 2008 11:37 ET

Convictions Under the Fisheries Act

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - Dec. 18, 2008) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, has just released a list of North Shore fish harvesters who were convicted and fined in August, September, October and November for various violations of the Fisheries Act.

The total amount of the fines imposed on the fishers is $6,880, plus $1,494.90 for the value of the fish harvested in excess of the quota. The list of the offenders is available at the following address: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/oca1218.pdf


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