“I doubt if the ministers who made this announcement today are doing it with the intention that some future government might undo what they have done,” Plourde said of Monday’s announcement to designate 9,300 hectares of Crown land, including 800 hectares in the newly designated Sackville River Wilderness Area, for the benefit of Nova Scotians and the environment,” says Ray Plourde of the Ecology Action Centre.(more…)
The reaction was swift and almost universal across the province: “OMG, not again!”
The dust has barely settled on the Owls Head fiasco and another American billionaire golf course developer has the temerity to take another run at another treasured piece of protected public lands — this time at West Mabou Beach Provincial Park — for the second time, no less, having already been told no by the government in 2018.
Cabot’s audacious request sets the stage for another Owls Head debacle. The nerve of these guys!(more…)
“I can’t think of a worse place, ecologically speaking, to have a golf course,” says local resident Nadine Hunt.(more…)