April 15 & 16, 2021
On Thursday, April 15, the radio program Maritime Noon had special guests to talk about the balance (or lack thereof) between development and conservation in the Maritime Provinces.
Allan Shaw is a developer and the namesake of the 154-hectare Shaw Wilderness Park in Halifax.
“In a deal between the company [Shaw Group], the regional municipality, and the Nature Conservancy of Canada, the popular area has become a park, forever,” host Bob Murphy explains.
Karen McKendry is the Wilderness Outreach Coordinator at the Ecology Action Centre.
Stephen Adams is the executive director of the Urban Development Institute in Halifax.
Listen to the April 15 Segment
The following day, the program aired two corresponding calls about Owls Head Provincial Park. Calls start at 14:05.
Listen to the April 16 Segment