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Shaw Group/Nature Conservancy of Canada Proposal: Supportive staff report goes to Regional Council

GOOD NEWS: Halifax regional council moves ahead with proposed Purcells Cove park. See Metro News “It is recommended that Halifax Regional Council direct staff to: 1. Proceed with negotiations to acquire the lands (PID 00052407) and return to Regional Council for consideration of the key terms and conditions for the 379 acres that address the […]

Williams Lake Backlands – Big decision by Regional Council on Sep. 20, 2016

Halifax council will be presenting a recommendation Sept 20 on whether to approve a proposal by the Nature Conservancy of Canada to acquire almost 400 acres of land in the Williams Lake backlands and set it aside indefinitely as a wilderness preserve. Please visit the Urban Wilderness Park Website for more about the proposal and […]

Council rejects development in Blue Mountain Birch Cove Lakes

The 1500 letters paid off…”Regional councillors roundly rejected a June report that would have allowed development in the Blue Mountain Birch Cove Lakes area.” Read more in Global news Report

Tuesday, September 6th at 10AM at City Hall: BMBCL

Your help is needed to protect what could be the largest urban park in all of Canada. The long-promised but yet-to-be-delivered Blue Mountain Birch Cove Regional Park is under threat. It could be a mini-Keji for Halifax, but a terrible report from an independent facilitator, released in June, is recommending that a massive urban sprawl […]