Pin It

No coins, please 

To the editor,

Regarding "Begging unpardonable," by Mike Landry (August 2): While the "panhandling is illegal stickers" are just more of Downtown Dartmouth Business Commission executive director Tim Olive's typical heavy-handed approach to things, he deserves kudos for at least trying to discourage the practice. At the Spring Garden Business Association, Bernie Smith's approach, while perhaps more humane, has failed to do anything but attract even more panhandlers to Spring Garden Road, which is so infested with them that it is an area to be avoided. The safe streets legislation needs to be passed and enforced to rid us of panhandlers and squeegee bums.

By posted at by Keith

Pin It


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Survey Asks

What should be done with the Halifax Forum?

  • Repair
  • Replace

View Results

Coast Top Ten


    The weight


    The weight

    posted by LAURA SHEPHERD, Aug 2/18

    Homophobia, hate crimes and the murder of Gregory Gerald Jodrey. comments      2

More »

Reality Bites

More »


More »

In Print This Week

Vol 26, No 12
August 16, 2018

Cover Gallery »

Real Time Web Analytics

© 2018 Coast Publishing Ltd.