As the COVID-19 pandemic continues into a second summer, Nova Scotia unveiled its reopening plan on Friday. However, many, including those in the tourism industry, say the plan is anything but clear.
The plan has five phases. the first of which starts Wednesday and will allow restaurants to open patios, Nova Scotians to freely travel around the province and groups of up to 10 to gather outdoors.
It’s what happens after Phase 1 that some in the tourism industry say is confusing.
“It was a bit muddy — we don’t have a clear objective on what the province is trying to do,” said David Clarke, former president of the Hotel Association of Nova Scotia.
“Are we trying to open or are we trying to stay the course?”
Clarke says while other provinces have outlined dates for when they expect to move through their…