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People’s Park has been fenced off

After one year as an encampment, Meagher Park is now empty.

By Kaija Jussinoja

In the wee hours of the morning on Friday, August 12, city staff, with the “support and assistance” of Halifax Regional Police, fenced off Meagher Park, aka People’s Park. This comes after eviction notices were given to residents on July 5, a deadline to vacate the park on July 17 and nearly a month of playing will-they-won’t they with the police...

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