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Developer withdraws controversial plan to build golf courses on sensitive N.S. land

Up to three golf courses originally proposed

November 24, 2021
By CBC News


Plans to develop up to three golf courses in a rare Nova Scotia ecosystem have been dropped. The controversial plan was set in motion two years ago, in which 285 acres of land at Owls Head on the eastern shore of the province were proposed for golf course construction, tourist accommodations and possible housing. The development company, Lighthouse Links, said it didn’t have the support of the Nova Scotia government to proceed with the project. The land was deemed a park reserve and might have received future protection as a park.