Media releases | January 08, 2024

(ANNews) – The City of Edmonton and Edmonton Police Service (EPS) dismantled numerous homeless encampments in the first week of 2024. By the end of the week, two of these encampments had returned.

These closures represent half of the eight “high-risk” encampments the city and EPS sought to dismantle in December, a process which was delayed by a legal challenge in the Court of King’s Bench from the Coalition for Justice and Human Rights, a local advocacy group that sought an injunction against the closures. Read more →