Minister of Fisheries Releases Remaining Arctic Surf Clam Quota to Clearwater Thru 2019
SEAFOODNEWS.COM [SeafoodNews] by John Sackton - September 12, 2018
As expected, the new Canadian Fisheries Minister Jonathan Wilkinson has released the remaining 25% of the arctic surf clam quota to Clearwater, the only company with capacity to harvest the resource.
This temporarily ends the debacle of selecting a first nations partner to gain a share of the resource. Although the concept of sharing the resource was sound, the implementation was an unbelievable series of political hacks and payoffs, for which the former fisheries Minister LeBlanc is now under ...
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