Council backs salmon farm applications

PORT HARDY — Council approved letter of support for Grieg Seafood to add two Atlantic salmon farms

The District of Port Hardy will be providing a letter supporting Grieg Seafood BC Ltd.’s application for two new salmon farms.

The issue was raised at the regular meeting of council Feb. 10.  “It’s a significant project,” said Councillor Fred Robertson, who asked if the District has written similar letters of support in the past and was told they had. A motion to write a letter of support was carried.