Media releases | December 15, 2023

A judge has ordered Edmonton Police Service to delay plans to begin a large-scale homeless encampment takedown Monday morning until he can rule on the outcome of an urgent court application made by advocates for the people who live in tents in the city's core.

Court of King's Bench Justice Kent Davidson granted an "interim, interim injunction" late Friday, requiring Edmonton police to wait until at least noon to begin any planned camp removals at eight sites that police have deemed high risk. Read more →