MICHAEL GORMAN: Public will be consulted before any development at Owls Head, says minister

Lighthouse Links Development Co. wants to build 3 courses in the Little Harbour area.

Michael Gorman 
CBC News
January 10, 2020

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Members of the public have decried the fact the move happened with no notice or public consultation and have called on the government to reverse the decision. Government staff’s own assessment of the land notes the area is home to several endangered species as well as a globally rare ecosystem

But in an interview Thursday, Environment Minister Gordon Wilson said that even if the land is sold, no development would proceed before first going through the environmental assessment process, which includes opportunities for public comment.

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