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Island owner drops lawsuit against protesters

- Victoria Times Colonist

The owner of a controvers­ial island in Ganges harbour, where a luxury home is being built over a First Nations burial site, has dropped a trespassin­g lawsuit against protesters.

Barry Slawsky, an Edmontonba­sed businessma­n, said that he was dropping his request for a no- trespassin­g injunction on Grace Islet, off Saltspring Island. He filed the court action on Sept. 18. He said if trespassin­g does occur, he will initiate a new lawsuit.

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