April 16, 2014 14:30 ET
QUÉBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - April 16, 2014) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, has released a list of fishers fined in recent months for offences under the Fisheries Act.
The fines imposed on the offenders total $10,850. The offenders are
Fisheries and Oceans Canada encourages the public to report poaching incidents by using the online form or calling 1-800-463-9057. All reports are confidential.
The Government of Canada is committed to safeguarding the long-term health and productivity of Canada's fisheries resources, and the habitat that supports them, for generations to come. Fisheries and Oceans Canada has a mandate to protect and conserve marine resources and to prosecute offenders under the Fisheries Act. It ensures and promotes compliance with the Act and other laws and regulations through a combination of land, air, and sea patrols, as well education and awareness activities.
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Martin BourgetCommunications AdvisorFisheries and Oceans CanadaQuebec, Quebec418-648-7893
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