‘They’re human beings’: Alberta town takes down homeless camp – APTN News

Apr 27, 2021

Removal of shacks sparks special council meeting to discuss homelessness.

A small community in northwestern Alberta says it dismantled a homeless camp on private property last week after receiving complaints about criminal activity.

But advocates for the dozen or so First Nation and Métis peoples evicted from the homemade shacks are calling for compassion.

“I seen a very sad situation is what I seen,” said Jason Ekeberg of Métis Nation of Alberta Region 1, who was there as the camp was destroyed.

“We have to support them, they’re human beings.”

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