August 31, 2017
The town of Happy Valley-Goose Bay is looking for ways to cope with a growing number of transient camps on its back trails.
“We’ve noticed it escalate over the last two summers, and this summer in particular it’s escalating yet again,” Mayor Jamie Snook said.
“A lot of the individuals have addictions issues. There’s homelessness at play at times. There’s mental health. There’s no easy answer.”