Dear mayor and council, you can’t blame the protesters because none of you were there

An open letter to Halifax Regional Council about the police violence last week.

By Meghann Kerr

I am writing to denounce the municipality’s complicity in the eviction enforcement that gave rise to the police violence around the old library on Spring Garden Road on August 18, 2021. I am especially outraged after seeing some post-protest comments from municipal elected officials and HRP spokespeople, which ranged from weak to odious...

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