Spend money on salmon, not lawsuits

Re: “Conservation groups sue to protect endangered orcas,” Sept. 6.

Lawyers representing “conservation groups launched a Federal Court case” against two federal cabinet ministers for an emergency cabinet order to protect the orcas.

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Would not the many thousands of dollars being spent on preparing for and defending against this court action be better spent on the many community-operated salmon-enhancement projects in B.C. instead of on lawyers’ fees?

Gary Smirfitt

Metchosin

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