A milestone: Halifax Council votes 14-1 to begin negotiations for Urban Wilderness Park

In a decisive 14-1 vote, Halifax Regional Council has directed HRM staff to begin negotiations to acquire 379 acres of the Purcells Cove Backlands.and start the process to create an Urban Wilderness Park.

This is a huge milestone in realising the vision of a centrally located Urban Wilderness Park. During the September 20 Council meeting, several of the councillors noted the strong and reasoned public support for this proposal in the form of letters, calls and open house attendance. In short - your voice matters and your continued support remains important. 

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