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THE QUEBEC REGION BULLETIN
JUNE - JULY 2012/VOLUME 15/NUMBER 3

A Magdalen Islands fisherman using an electronic logbook Cutting-edge
Electronic logbooks for commercial fishers

The fishery is constantly modernizing and becoming more professional and markets are increasingly demanding and competitive. To meet these demands, in 2005 Fisheries and Oceans Canada introduced electronic logbooks for Canadian fisheries.

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Rescue exercice on the CCGS Cap de Rabast Canadian Coast Guard
Rescue specialists are watching over us

For 50 years now, the Canadian Coast Guard crews have been on duty for supporting maritime industry. Over time, certain services that did not exist in 1962, have been added to handle new realities. The Rescue Specialist Program is one example. Continued...


Maurice-Lamontagne Institute From the wheelhouse
The Maurice Lamontagne Institute
Marks 25 Years

It was 25 years ago that the Maurice Lamontagne Institute opened its doors in Mont-Joli, 10 years after the first scientists and hydrographers were hired in Québec. They became the foundation of a French research team within the Department. Continued...


St. Lawrence Beluga St. Lawrence Beluga Recovery Strategy:
A conservation strategy

With its new St. Lawrence Beluga Recovery Strategy, Fisheries and Oceans Canada continues its efforts for the conservation of this emblematic species. Continued...


Dredged sediments operationsBeneficial use of sediments
in the Magdalen Islands

If you are familiar with the Magdalen Islands, you probably know that this beautiful region is facing a problem with shoreline erosion and its impact on coastal activities. Continued...


Shrimps A Sustainable Fishery
for Gulf of St. Lawrence shrimp

In the last five years, Fisheries and Oceans Canada and the Gulf of St. Lawrence shrimp industry have collaborated to establish a work plan targeting, among others, the precautionary approach and updating the Gulf Shrimp Integrated Fisheries Management Plan. Continued...