Orca Harassment and Disturbance Results in Successful Conviction Under Both The Species at Risk Act and the Fisheries Act in Canada
"A recreational boater from Campbell River has been convicted under the Species At Risk Act of harassing killer whales and under the Fisheries Act of disturbing killer whales. This is the first time that an individual has been found guilty of harassing orcas under the Species At Risk Act."
There is a 100 metre exclusion zone in Canada, which means that you are not allowed to approach orca closer than this distance.
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