Nova Scotia fisherman, fish buyer, violated law during unmonitored halibut offloads, judge rules

A Sambro, N.S., fisherman, a fish buyer and two related companies have been convicted for Fisheries Act violations that included two unmonitored offloads of halibut in the middle of the night. The charges centred on seven trips made by the fishing vessel Ivy Lew between May 2019 and June 2020. In a decision released Thursday, provincial court Judge Elizabeth Buckle found Capt. Casey Henneberry guilty of five counts of failing to observe licence conditions. >click to read< 08:55

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