Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

January 27, 2014 15:40 ET

Convictions Under the Fisheries Act, Gaspe Peninsula

QUÉBEC CITY, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - Jan. 27, 2014) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, has released a list of fishers fined in November, 2013, for various offences under the Fisheries Act.

The fines imposed on the offenders total $12,155. The offenders are:

Name and place of residence Offence Species Fine Date of conviction
Jean-Yves Grenier (Gascons)
Jean-Pierre Huard (Gascons)
Jean-Yves Huard (Gascons)
Félix Parisé (Gascons)
Michel Parisé (Gascons)
Landing snow crab without a dockside observer. snow crab $1,000
(J.-Y. G;
J.-Y. H.;
F. P.; M. P.)
(J.-P. H.)
Frank Daraîche (Gros-Morne)
Lina Dumont (Sainte-Anne-des-Monts)
Jacquelin Laflamme (Sainte-Anne-des-Monts)
Gino Trudel (Sainte-Anne-des-Monts)
Sport fishing for cod during a closed time. cod $510 (F. D.)
$690 (L. D.; J. L.)
$375 (G. T.)
Mario Dupuis (Sainte-Anne-des-Monts) Possession of Atlantic halibut under the minimum legal size. Atlantic halibut $300 2013-11-12
Christian Henley-Robinson (Gros-Morne) Sport fishing for cod during a closed time. Exceeding the recreational groundfish fishery quota. cod and groundfish $590 2013-11-12
Vincent McRae (Gaspé) Harvesting molluscs in a closed area. Obstructing the work of a fishery officer. molluscs $1,000 2013-11-29

To report a poacher, dial 1-800-463-9057. All calls are anonymous and 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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Contact Information

  • Martin Bourget
    Communications Advisor
    Fisheries and Oceans Canada
    Quebec, Quebec