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THE QUEBEC REGION BULLETIN
APRIL - MAY 2010/VOLUME 13/NUMBER 2

The Mingan wharf temporary structureMINGAN WHARF
SITUATION REPORT

Last September, a major fire destroyed the Mingan wharf, caused considerable damage to the facilities. Given the scope of this disaster and the limited reaction time, the DFO team reacted effectively to overcome this unexpected challenge, just in time for the opening of the fishing season. CONTINUED...


FISHERIES AND OCEANS CANADA
AT THE AQIP MEETING

Fisheries and Oceans Canada was clearly present at the Association québécoise de l’industrie de la pêche (AQIP) annual meeting, held in Québec last January. The meeting theme, Our industry’s positioning in terms of the world’s economy, meshed perfectly with DFO objectives for the next few years. CONTINUED...


Capelin Observer Network Campaign Picture THE CAPELIN OBSERVER NETWORK
CONTINUES ITS GOOD WORK!

The Capelin Observer Network was set up in 2003 to learn more about capelin spawning habits. Since it was created, the number of observers and observations has grown steadily. The information gathered by the network helps improve the protection of capelin spawning sites, particularly during their breeding and incubation period. CONTINUED...


THE NORTH SHORE INNU
PARTICIPATE IN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

The members of the seven Innu communities on the coast are inarguably major Fisheries and Oceans partners on the North Shore. The Department negotiates and implements a variety of collaborative projects essential to the development of these shoreline communities. CONTINUED...


Survey launch NEW SEASON OF
HYDROGRAPHIC SURVEYS

The Canadian Hydrographic Service began its hydrographic survey season on Quebec’s navigable water bodies. The surveys focus particularly on the maintained channel in the St. Lawrence and some ports and harbours; other surveys will be conducted in the Lower North Shore, Gaspé Peninsula and Magdalen Islands areas . CONTINUED...