Minister Rankin’s Reply to Sydnee Lynn

Shared to the Save Little Harbour/Owls Head Nova Scotia From Becoming Golf Courses Facebook Group by founder Sydnee Lynn McKay on January 14, 2020. Shared with permission.

Dear Ms. McKay:

I am responding to your letter of January 12, 2020 regarding Crown lands located at Little Harbour, Nova Scotia, also referred to as Owl’s Head. I confirm that the Department of Lands and Forestry (the Department) has entered into a Letter of Offer to potentially sell the Crown lands (LOO). The LOO sets out the terms and conditions between the parties, but it does not approve the potential sale. When the Department receives an application to sell Crown lands, it is reviewed following relevant processes. The transaction under review to sell the Crown lands referred to as Owls Head will undergo the usual due diligence reviews and assessments, including seeking approval by Cabinet before it would be sold.

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