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Halifax says unoccupied tenants in city parks must move by July 17th

According to the Halifax municipality, residents living or evacuating in city parks may take 12 days to leave the park or be subject to fines and police intervention. There is sex.

In a Tuesday morning release, the municipality stated thatMeagherParkwill be closed "due to reconstruction work" at noon on Tuesday. Those who evacuate there will have a "transition period" until July 17th.

"The health and safety of the park has been declining in recent months, and people evacuating to this area are becoming more and more vulnerable," read the release. please give me.

This happens just a few weeks after the local council approves the four city parks as areas where homeless people can set up tents.

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June 14Staff report from the park&Recreation, this city "We are on the verge of housing and homelessness," he said.

Parks &Recreation's special project manager, Max Chauvin, said the number of people enrolled in the municipality for housing increased by 12.6% between April 19th and May 31st. I told the councilor. Reached communities, including people with indigenous backgrounds and young people with ex-care, are overrated by their number.

The designated areas are Dartmouth's Green Road Park and Geary Street Green Space, Halifax's Barrington Street Green Space and Lower Flinn Park. According to the report, more than 30 people could "sleep soundly in the community" under this plan.

These sites have portable toilets and trash cans, plus portable water, storage boxes and needle boxes.

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Meagher Park was not included in the list.

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A Twitter user posted a "movement / evacuation notice" allegedly given to people living in the park. Did. Known as the People's Park.

In part, the notification says: "Public admission and use of the park is not permitted after 12:00 pm. July 5, 2022. This may be for the purpose of temporary or permanent accommodation, but for construction, placement, or. Includes maintenance. ”

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Also, the" municipality "built or put something in Meagher Park." Instruct a person to remove the shelter, including the tent. It's personal.

This eviction notice has just been issued to residents of the People's Park. It sets a departure date of July 17th and bans visitors from today onwards under the threat of fines.

— Not a ghost (@worstlightbulb)July 5, 2022

The city said in the notice that it was a "violation" to follow the instructions of the failure notice. As a result, it may include fines and removal of property by police officers.

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Open to the public, many of the people living in Meeger Park have accepted housing from service providers. These include street outreach navigators and housing support workers.

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"City officials visit the park today and provide information on resources available to those currently evacuated to the park. Offer, let us know that the park is closed, and explain the transition period so they don't have to leave the park right away. "

"Municipal priorities are and will continue to find ways to treat people experiencing homelessness with dignity and to support them within the capabilities and scope of the organization.

Municipalities said that once the park was vacant, it would be completely fenced for reconstruction work "to restore the park to its original state."

— Use Rebecca Lau files.

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