47 recipients of the Quebec Fisheries Fund receive over $4.5 million in contributions from the Government of Canada

Backgrounder

August 23, 2022

Rivière-au-Renard, Quebec - The contributions will help enhance the sustainability and productivity of the fish and seafood sector

Overview

47 projects in Quebec funded by Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) under the Quebec Fisheries Fund for a total of $4,531,375.

Details

Recipient Project objective Location DFO contribution ($)
Gaspé Region – Lower St. Lawrence
Agrès de pêche A.C.P.G. Inc. This project consists of designing and testing a new model of eight-panel midwater trawl for redfish fishing. Rivière-au-Renard 31,281
Navigation Maluje Inc. and Luc Fraser The project involves the purchase and installation of a trawl monitoring system on a shrimp fishing vessel, which will improve fishing efficiency and environmental sustainability. Matane 69,548
OrganicOcean Inc. This project is aimed at acquiring a beachable pontoon and equipment adapted for seaweed harvesting. Lower St. Lawrence 67,900
Pêcheries Mario B. Inc. The project aims to mechanize the bycatch separation and the weighing of northern shrimp catches on board a shrimp fishing vessel. Rivière-au-Renard 69,999
Pêcheries Dupuis 130427 Inc. and Les pêcheries Vincent Dupuis Inc. The project aims to mechanize the bycatch separation and the weighing of northern shrimp catches on board a shrimp fishing vessel. Rivière-au-Renard 69,999
Pêcheries Dupuis 130427 Inc. and Les Pêcheries Vincent Dupuis Inc. The project involves the purchase and installation of a trawl monitoring system on a shrimp fishing vessel, which will improve fishing efficiency and environmental sustainability. Rivière-au-Renard 69,707
9080-6100 Québec Inc. (Mario Côté) The project aims to mechanize the bycatch separation and the weighing of northern shrimp catches on board a shrimp fishing vessel. Rivière-au-Renard 69,999
Pêcheries G.M.S. Inc. and Pêcheries Cap-Diamant Inc. The project aims to mechanize the bycatch separation and the weighing of northern shrimp catches on board a shrimp fishing vessel. Rivière-au-Renard 69,999
Les Pêcheries Marc Paré Inc. (Sébastien Paré) The project aims to mechanize the bycatch separation and the weighing of northern shrimp catches on board a shrimp fishing vessel. Rivière-au-Renard 69,999
Les Pêcheries Martin Paré Inc. The project aims to mechanize the bycatch separation and the weighing of northern shrimp catches on board a shrimp fishing vessel. Rivière-au-Renard 69,999
Les Pêcheries Martin Paré Inc.                The project involves the purchase and installation of a trawl monitoring system on a shrimp fishing vessel, which will improve fishing efficiency and environmental sustainability. Rivière-au-Renard 69,915
Pêcheries Danamé Inc. The project aims to mechanize the bycatch separation and the weighing of northern shrimp catches on board a shrimp fishing vessel. Rivière-au-Renard 69,999
Regroupement des mariculteurs du Québec This project is aimed at providing a solution for duck depredation in mussel culture. Maria 75,770
Les Pêcheries Anthony-Hugues Inc.                The project involves the purchase and installation of a trawl monitoring system on a shrimp fishing vessel, which will improve fishing efficiency and environmental sustainability. Rivière-au-Renard 68,333
Wolastoqiyik Wahsipekuk
First Nation
The project involves the purchase and installation of a trawl monitoring system on a shrimp fishing vessel. It is a technology used to improve fishing efficiency and environmental sustainability. Rivière-au-Renard 70,056
Les Pêcheries Gedema Inc. The project aims to mechanize the bycatch separation and the weighing and bagging of northern shrimp catches on board a shrimp fishing vessel. Rivière-au-Renard 69,999
Les Pêcheries Gedema Inc. The project involves the purchase and installation of a trawl monitoring system on a shrimp fishing vessel, which will improve fishing efficiency and environmental sustainability. Rivière-au-Renard 69,999
Pêcheries Grizzly 908 Inc.  The purpose of the project is to purchase a MARENTRACK© monitoring system for a crab fishing vessel. This system makes it possible to monitor a number of vessel parameters and is intended to save energy, reduce greenhouse gases and cut operating costs. Newport 39,187
Les Pêcheries Réal Bond Inc.  and Réal Bond  The project aims to mechanize the bycatch separation and the weighing and bagging of northern shrimp catches on board a shrimp fishing vessel. Rivière-au-Renard 69,999
Alliance des pêcheurs professionnels du Québec The project involves the development of a new data management system for the Bureau d’accréditation des pêcheurs et aides-pêcheurs du Québec. Grande-Rivière 107,484
Cantin Navigation Ltée. The project aims to mechanize the bycatch separation of northern shrimp catches on board a shrimp fishing vessel. Rivière-au-Renard 55,188
Les Entreprises Nicolas Chouinard Inc. and Nicolas Chouinard The project involves the purchase and installation of a trawl monitoring system on a shrimp fishing vessel. It is a technology used to improve fishing efficiency and environmental sustainability. Rivière-au-Renard 69,999
Les Pêcheries Samuel Normand Inc. and Samuel Normand The project involves the purchase and installation of a trawl monitoring system on a shrimp fishing vessel. It is a technology used to improve fishing efficiency and environmental sustainability. Mont-Louis 69,822
Les Pêcheries Guillaume Synnott Inc. and Guillaume Synnott The project aims to mechanize the bycatch separation and the weighing of northern shrimp catches on board a shrimp fishing vessel. Rivière-au-Renard 69,999
9048-0609 Québec Inc. and 2973-1288 Québec Inc. The project involves the purchase and installation of a trawl monitoring system on a shrimp fishing vessel, which willimprove fishing efficiency and environmental sustainability. Sainte-Thérèse-de-Gaspé 69,999
Pêcheries Pierre-Paul Dupuis and Fils Inc. and Pierre-Luc Dupuis The project involves the purchase and installation of a trawl monitoring system on a shrimp fishing vessel, which will improve fishing efficiency and environmental sustainability. Sainte-Anne-des-Monts 69,999
Magdalen Islands
Association of Inshore Fishermen of the Magdalen Islands This project is aimed at equipping members of inshore fisher and owner-operator associations in the Magdalen Islands with insulated bins to allow them to deliver superior quality product. These bins used on board vessels allow more effective handling and storage of live lobster. Magdalen Islands 179,334
Coopérative des pêcheurs de Cap Dauphin The project aims to acquire equipment for lobster livewells as part of an expansion project. It is part of the company's efforts to respond to the growing supply of lobster caught in the Magdalen Islands, to optimize its lobster holding processes and finally to offer lobster with the highest quality standards on the domestic and international markets. Grosse-Île 1,000,000*
Pêcheries Vilo and Gestions Madelipêche Inc. The project involves the purchase and installation of a trawl monitoring system on a groundfish fishing vessel. It is a technology used to improve fishing efficiency and environmental sustainability. Magdalen Islands 69,999
9063-7588 Québec Inc. (Boucherie spécialisée Côte à Côte) Côte à Côte, a specialized butcher shop, is seeking to provide ship captain/sealers with insulated bins for holding seal catches as soon as they are caught in order to improve product quality. Using insulated bins and drip pans for the packaging of seal products is necessary to optimize the use of the seal during the early stages of processing. By maintaining the cold chain, they allow a better conservation of the raw material, from the boat to the processing plant. Cap-aux-Meules 27,276
Rassemblement des pêcheurs et pêcheuses des côtes des Îles The recipient will carry out research and development to acquire, in real time, pre-season environmental and biological data for the development of a tool in support of decision making. This tool would make it possible to determine the optimal date for the start of the lobster fishing season in the Magdalen Islands. The completion of this project will build on efforts made during the 2020 and 2021 seasons. Magdalen Islands 218,330
North Shore
Dean Lavallée The project involves testing a new redfish trawl with a new semi-pelagic door model. Blanc-Sablon 69,850
Ernest Rowsell The project aims to determine the feasibility of a deep-water whelk fishery. It will assess the potential effectiveness of two newly designed whelk traps (heavier and larger volume) and to determine whether deep-water harvesting could create a commercially viable whelk fishery on the Lower North Shore. Lower North Shore 45,010
9029-6906 Québec Inc. (Curtis Stubbert) The recipient aimed to test a new electronic bait (sound lure) to reduce its dependance on traditional bait. The project consisted of the purchase of electronic crab calls that emit the sound of crabs in a feeding frenzy. This project focus on the Lower North Shore snow crab fishery in order to determine whether the electronic devices can successfully replace traditional bait sources. Kegaska 22,260
Association des pêcheurs de la Basse-Côte-Nord This project involved the installation of temporary infection control infrastructures at the Kegaska wharf for the 2020 fishing season and the purchase of equipment to protect the harvesters of the Lower North Shore in order to follow the health recommendations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Kegaska 15,791
Les Jardins Secrets d’Océane Inc. The objective of the project is to establish a commercial land-based spirulina cultivation operation, a microalgae with many nutritional benefits. Mani-Utenam 69,948
Pêcheries Jean-Pierre Élément Inc. The project involved the purchase and installation of a trawl monitoring system on a shrimp fishing vessel. It is a technology used to improve fishing efficiency and environmental sustainability. Sept-Îles 69,825
Pêche G&M S.E.N.C. and Glen Ransom The project consisted of comparing the effectiveness of two types of bait in the snow crab commercial fishery, in the current context with bait becoming increasingly expensive and less accessible. The recipient wanted to test the natural baits manufactured by the company “BaitMaster”, who help to optimize fishing yields by considerably reducing the amount of bait used. Harrington Harbour 15,152
9298-7494 Québec Inc.
Aquaculture L’Indigène
The recipient wished to purchase innovative fish farming equipment as part of a nursery project for Arctic char production. Les Escoumins 69,983
I&S Seafoods Inc. The project aims to purchase isothermal bins to equip the fishermen with whom it collaborates. This equipment will allow generating a gain in terms of quality of the fished products by facilitating the handling and to reduce the mortality, which will have a positive impact for the fishing and processing sector of the Lower North Shore. Rivière-Saint-Paul, Lower North Shore 63,437
Innu First Nation of Nutashkuan The project focuses on obtaining data on lobster abundance in Subarea G in Lobster Fishing Area 18 on the North Shore to assess the potential of developing the commercial fishery for American lobster in this area. Minganie 258,521
Crustacés Baie-Trinité The project involves the purchase of automated lobster claw cutting equipment. Baie-Trinité 69,999
Uashat mak Mani-Utenam The project involves the purchase and installation of a trawl monitoring system on a shrimp fishing vessel. It is a technology used to improve fishing efficiency and environmental sustainability. Sept-Îles 72,481
Poissonnerie Fortier et Frères Inc. The company wishes to purchase an autonomous live well in order to process lobster caught by the Innu First Nation of Ekuanitshit. The tank allows the lobster to be kept in a temperature-controlled environment for more than ten weeks while maintaining a very low mortality rate. The contribution will provide funding for the live well control equipment. Sept-Îles 85,050
Outside maritime sector
9140-1661 Québec Inc.
(Pisciculture Gilbert)
The project aims to develop an innovative sludge treatment system for a fish farm. Lingwick 69,999
Laval University The objective of the project entitled “Pour la prevention des infections de poisons au Québec provoquées par les flavobactéries” is to develop a new treatment against flavobacteria infections on fish farms. The treatment in question will use bacteriophages, viruses that specifically attack bacteria. Quebec City 194,958
9385-5013 Québec Inc. The project involves the installation of an intensive water recirculating system at a new commercial salmon farm, the first on the Island of Montreal. Montreal 69,995
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