Former Deputy Minister to Review NS Forest Practices

Nova Scotia’s Natural Resources Minister Margaret Miller announced Aug. 30 that an independent review of forest practices in Nova Scotia is beginning.

The review will be led by William Lahey, president of University of King’s College. Lahey will review forest practices and evaluate market access for private forest owners. Prof. Lahey is an associate professor at Dalhousie’s Schulich School of Law and a former deputy minister of environment.

“The sustainable management of our natural resources is vitally important to all Nova Scotians,” said Miller. “I welcome Prof. Lahey to the task of leading a thorough and independent review that examines the forest practice issues that are so important to Nova Scotians.” read more >>