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t’s infuriating. It’s offensive. You go to a public park, a main street, and you see artwork damaged. Seats smashed. Trees chopped down. Graffiti splattered on walls. Not even hate graffiti, which at least has some motivation -- even if I reject it -- but just graffiti for the sake of defacing a virgin wall.
Vandalism. It’s mindless. Purposeless. Meaningless.
In the village of Telkwa, on Highway 16 through northern British Columbia, people woke up one morning to find that during the night someone – or more likely, a small group of someones -- had trashed a garden display in Eddy Park, where the Bulkley and Telkwa rivers meet.
Sometime during the night, vandals smashed flower pots, trampled plants, scattered debris throughout the town.
Categories: Sharp Edges
Tags: vandalism, Descartes, Telkwa, Bulkley