In the Sept. 28 issue of The Advance, it was reported council at the Region of Queens were upset over a tourism brochure that went in several provincial and national newspapers. The brochure included several key communities around Nova Scotia, but was left blank between Lunenburg and Shelburne.
Mayor Leefe stated it has been a challenge getting the department to recognize Queens County in their published material. Mayor Leefe wrote a letter to deputy minister Laura Lee Langley, expressing their frustration over Liverpool being left out once again.
By council Mayor Leefe had gotten a response, and it was one he was happy to report.
An advertisement was place in the Oct. 7 edition of the Chronicle Herald, the Globe and Mail, and several provincial issues in Maritimes, which featured Liverpool’s Fort Point lighthouse and Queens County.
Mayor Leefe also said he was assured next season Liverpool will have place in tourism literature, on the map of Nova Scotia.
“We see it as an opportunity once people are here to not only encourage them to see the coastline, but also go inland and enjoy the foliage as well.”
Although Mayor Leefe realizes it is late in the tourist season, he hopes it will make a dent in the number of visitors to Queens County