QUÉBEC CITY, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - Oct. 18, 2013) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, has released a list of persons convicted of various offences and fined under the Fisheries Act in the Magdalen Islands in August 2013.
The fines imposed on the offenders total $4,500. The offenders are:
|Roger Wayne Burke
||Falsifying Atlantic surf clam fishing activities record.
||Failure to complete mackerel fishing logbook. False or misleading statement.
||Fishing for lobster without a licence and in a lagoon.
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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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