Unwelcome Mat

City faces backlash after installing spikes on benches to deter homeless people from squatting

A Montreal Housing development has removed “anti-homeless spikes” from a ledge in front of its building after ¬†facing a “twitter storm” of criticism. These devises are been increasingly being installed in cities around the globe to deter loitering.

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About hungdrawnandcultured

I am a "semi-retired" professional cellist, born in England, but living in BC for the past 45 years. I have a passion for drawing and will endeavour to use the medium of pen-and-ink to comment each day on anything current, cultural or comical that catches my attention.

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