Tensions rise at Halifax park as city calls on police to remove people - News Summed Up

Tensions rise at Halifax park as city calls on police to remove people


There are still several tents and structures set up at Meagher Park on the corner of Chebucto and Dublin. Council held a special meeting on Tuesday about homelessness in the city and specifically what's happening at Meagher Park, also known as People's Park, where people have been staying since last summer. Bruce Wilson, who lives on Chebucto Road, said in the days since that meeting he's noticed more activity at the park, "almost like a ramping up and preparing for things." Story continuesPolice also said that conditions at Meagher Park are "putting many individuals in an increasingly vulnerable situation." [We're] concerned about our safety, safety of families, safety of property and it's been a year and it's been very stressful," he said.


Source: CBC News August 05, 2022 15:43 UTC



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