Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

Fisheries and Oceans Canada - Quebec Region

May 14, 2009 14:19 ET

Fisheries and Oceans Canada: Convictions Under the Fisheries Act

QUEBEC CITY, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - May 14, 2009) - Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Quebec Region, has released a list of April convictions of fish harvesters in the North Shore sector fined for various violations of the Fisheries Act.

The total amount of the fines imposed on the fishers is $2,700, plus they were placed on 12 months' probation with an order to be of good behaviour for obstructing the work of a fishery officer. The list of offenders is available at the following address:

http://media3.marketwire.com/docs/cond_eng.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, Quebec
    Martin Bourget, Communications Officer
    418-648-7893