Landmark Reconciliation Agreement Reached in the Arctic Surf Clam Fishery

March 12, 2019 Clearwater

Fourteen First Nations communities in Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador and Clearwater are pleased to announce they have reached a landmark agreement to the benefit of all parties. The Agreement forges a 50-year partnership that protects existing jobs in the Arctic Surf Clam fishery while creating meaningful economic, employment and capacity building for the fourteen First Nations that are adjacent to the clam resource.