Congratulations To DFO's New Fishery Officers

2016-03-03

Thirteen new graduates will join Conservation and Protection field offices across Quebec and New Brunswick

Ottawa, Ontario – A troop of 13 new fishery officers have graduated from the Fishery Officer Trainee program and will be joining the ranks of the Conservation and Protection Branch of Fisheries and Oceans Canada. The graduation ceremony was held in Regina, Saskatchewan. Parliamentary Secretary Serge Cormier was on hand to congratulate the graduates in person on behalf of Minister Hunter Tootoo.


This is the first francophone troop of graduates since 2011. The new fishery officers were required to complete 16 weeks of classroom training, including nine weeks of training on enforcement methods at the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Training Academy in Regina, Saskatchewan. The graduates will now complete 30 months of practical training in Conservation and Protection field offices across Quebec and New Brunswick.


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