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Selling Crown land for golf resort ‘a betrayal of public trust’

Former provincial planner says coastal area needs to remain protected


December 20, 2019
By CBC News

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The coastal area of Nova Scotia at the centre of controversy. Nova Scotia Nature Trust

Selling coastal Crown land in Nova Scotia to build a golf resort is a “betrayal of the public trust,” a former provincial land planner says. Earlier in the spring, the provincial government removed the pending protection designation from Owls Head Provincial Park, allowing the province to enter into negotiations with a company interested in building as many as three golf courses in the area.

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