Nova Scotia Liberals release environmental platform with new land protection target

Premier Iain Rankin, accompanied by local candidates, releases the Liberal Party environment platform during a campaign event at Long Lake Provincial Park in Halifax on Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan Premier Iain Rankin, accompanied by local candidates, releases the Liberal Party environment platform during a campaign event at Long Lake Provincial Park in Halifax on Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrew Vaughan

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