Nova Scotians will have more time to submit their comments on aVoluntary Planning interim report on off-highway vehicle use. Voluntary Planning has announced a further extension of thedeadline for public input. The public now has until Friday, July30 to submit comments. The deadline had originally been extendedto March 31. “The public is very concerned about off highway vehicle use,”said David Bellefontaine, chair of Voluntary Planning. “We wantto be sure everyone has plenty of time and opportunity toconsider all sides of this matter and make their views known tothe task force.” The interim report, released on Feb. 12, outlines measures toimprove public safety, protect the environment, establish adesigned trail network, empower landowners, and provide moreeffective policing of recreational off-highway vehicles. Thereport is available on the website at www.gov.ns.ca/vp or atAccess Nova Scotia centres across the province. Comments can be submitted by e-mail to [email protected], by faxto 902-424-0580 or by mail to Voluntary Planning, Suite 600, 1690Hollis St., Halifax, N.S. B3J 3J9. A final report will be submitted to government when completed. For more information on the interim report or to receive a copyby mail, contact Voluntary Planning at 902-424-5682 or toll-freeat 1-866-858-5850.