Last week officers of Saskatoon’s Community Support Program dedicated a heartfelt Facebook post after the death of a friendly local panhandler with whom they had a close relationship since the program began in 2012. 181 more words
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We are concerned about the proposed bylaw changes to panhandling that a new city council will have to decide this winter.
The proposals are to make panhandling illegal eight metres from the doorway of any business that’s licensed to sell alcoholic beverages, ban it 10 metres away from the doorway of theatres, galleries, performing art venues and parking pay stations. 351 more words
He is walking towards me, along the island between the opposite lanes of traffic. He stops several cars in front of me, jumps off the cement onto the roadway, gets close to the window of the driver and starts to gesticulate wildly in the air, occasionally thumping his chest and the cardboard sign he holds against it. 605 more words