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Crown land deal on hold pending First Nations consultations – CBC
by ahnationtalk onApril 26, 2017216 Views
10-year lease to manage western Crown lands unlikely to be signed until after election
Apr 26, 2017
A pending long-term lease for management of some Nova Scotia Crown lands by a consortium of mills is delayed as the provincial government continues consultations with First Nations leaders.
WestFor, an organization comprised of 13 mills, has been working with the Department of Natural Resources to negotiate a long-term lease in the range of 10 years to manage Crown land in western Nova Scotia, including the former Bowater lands. The land in question is about 566,000 hectares.