UARB overrules community councils on Bedford West development proposal

Board said councils failed to connect their general concerns to HRM’s municipal planning strategy

Nova Scotia’s regulator has overruled the decisions of two community councils and given the go-ahead to a development proposal near Kearney Lake.

Cresco Holdings had a development agreement for a project that includes a grocery store, a hotel, 72 residential units and an office building in Bedford West. But the company changed its plans.

Its most recent proposal was to ditch the commercial space idea and add 200 more residential units… [Read More]