Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

March 16, 2009 11:41 ET

Convictions Under the Fisheries Act

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - March 16, 2009) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region has just released a list of February convictions of fish harvesters in the Magdalen Islands marine sector fined for various violations of the Fisheries Act.

The total amount of the fines imposed is $5,250. A list of the offenders is available at the following address: http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/09E.pdf

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 city, Quebec
    Martin Bourget
    Communications Officer
    418-648-7893