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THE QUEBEC REGION BULLETIN
OCTOBER - NOVEMBER 2011/VOLUME 14/NUMBER 5
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CONVICTIONS FOR
FISHERIES ACT VIOLATIONS

Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO), Quebec Region, has released the names of fishermen who have received fines for violations of the Fisheries Act. DFO continues to strictly enforce its zero tolerance policy for offenders. The Department has a mandate to protect and conserve fishery resources and is ever vigilant in its efforts to prevent poaching of marine resources. Fisheries and Oceans Canada encourages the public to report poaching incidents by calling 1-800-463-9057. All calls are confidential.

Offender and Residence Offence and Fine
Jeannot Aucoin
Îles-de-la-Madeleine
Non-compliance with conditions of licence for bait fishing with a trawl by fishing for plaice in a closed area and incorrectly filling out own logbook.
$800
Gérald Boudreau
Îles-de-la-Madeleine
Possession of egg-bearing female lobster.
$1,000
Léonard Clarke Bertrand Duclos
Cody Goodwin
Normand Turbide

Îles-de-la-Madeleine
Possession of lobsters under the minimum size.
$750 (L. C.) $750 (B. D.) $1,750 (C. G.) $1,200 (N. T.)
René Lapierre
Îles-de-la-Madeleine
Seal hunting during close time.
$200
Lyndon Patton
Îles-de-la-Madeleine
Possession of egg-bearing female lobsters.
$1,500

Martin Bourget
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