N.S.: CBRM goes to court to defend decision on Big Pond RV park

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BIG POND, N.S. — The Cape Breton Regional Municipality is appealing a ruling that struck down council’s decision to approve a proposed RV park near Big Pond, N.S.

Last year, council voted narrowly in favour of a plan by Calgary-based developer Chris Skidmore to build up to 211 campsites for recreational vehicles along the shore of the Bras d’Or Lake.

Area residents opposed the development, and appealed the decision to the Nova Scotia Utility and Review Board. After a lengthy hearing, the board ruled council had not followed its own policies.

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Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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