Ecojustice Blog – Nature Posted on May 24, 2018 (updated: November 13, 2018)

#ProtectOrcas: Tell Ministers Wilkinson & McKenna to recommend an emergency order

Dyna TuytelLawyer
Orca by NOAA
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On Nov. 2, 2018, the federal government announced that it would not be issuing an emergency order to protect endangered Southern Resident killer whales, refusing to implement a recommendation from the Minister of Environment and Climate Change and Minister of Fisheries and Oceans.

Ecojustice issued the following statement in response: https://www.ecojustice.ca/pressrelease/statement-conservation-groups-emergency-protections-endangered-killer-whales/

Thank you for taking action to protect the Southern Residents. Together with its partners, Ecojustice remains committed to using the power of the law to defend this population of whales, and species at risk across Canada.

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