Banishment petition launched in Fort Providence, N.W.T., in response to crime – CBC

Banishment petition launched in Fort Providence, N.W.T., in response to crime – CBC

by ahnationtalk on February 16, 2016267 Views

Feb 14, 2016

Wave of break and enters pushes residents over the edge

Residents of Fort Providence, N.W.T., are petitioning their mayor and chief to banish a number of people from the community in response to a wave of crime that has been going unabated.

Over the past four months, a number of local businesses, private homes and the community’s only school have been repeatedly broken into. Many residents are pointing the finger at troublesome youth and now some people want those youth gone.

Last week the local Citizens on Patrol group launched a petition asking Mayor Sam Gargan and Chief Joachim Bonnetrouge to consider banishing seven individuals.

Read More: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/north/fort-providence-banishment-petition-1.3448266

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