Twice in the past five years, local advocates have had to fight to save West Mabou Beach Provincial Park from privatization and development, even though the park is already legally protected. And no one will soon forget the unprecedented grassroots movement that was necessary to save Owls Head Provincial Park from a secret backroom deal. But how many times must concerned citizens fight the same fight?
The issues aren’t changing—so the legislation needs to.
Together, we can put pressure on the government to update and strengthen the Provincial Parks Act to ensure that all of our provincial parks and park reserves remain protected forever.