June 29, 2021
Premier Rankin, then Minister of Lands and Forestry, was wrong to quietly delist Owls Head Provincial Park so that it could be sold to a private developer.
Gary Burrill has committed to officially protecting Owls Head along with the other remaining areas in the 2013 Parks and Protected Areas Plan, and to introduce legislation that would prevent the government from secretly delisting other areas that are pending legal designation.
Protected areas are more important than ever as we face the biodiversity crisis and climate emergency. Thank you to the Save Owls Head Provincial Park/Little Harbour From Becoming Golf Courses community for your leadership. Our Lunenburg NDP team salutes you!
The Owls Head Act: https://nslegislature.ca/…/63rd_2nd/1st_read/b231.htm