February 10, 2014 15:06 ET
QUÉBEC CITY, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - Feb. 10, 2014) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, has released a list of fishermen convicted of various offences and fined under the Fisheries Act in the Magdalen Islands in January, 2014.
The fines imposed on the offenders total $7,950. The offenders are:
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.
Follow us on Twitter! http://twitter.com/DFO_CCG_Quebec
Martin BourgetCommunications AdvisorFisheries and Oceans CanadaQuebec, Quebec418-648-7893
See all RSS Newsfeeds