Monthly Archives: November 2011

Removing graffiti quickly

Taggers aren’t getting a chance to admire their handiwork for long in Calgary, with a city graffiti abatement program proving so successful that 15,000 square metres have been cleaned or painted over so far this year. The program was installed…

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Awash in Options

Residents victimized by graffiti vandals can continue dialing the city for help after a council committee endorsed a recommendation to keep a pilot program going. Bylaw boss Bill Bruce said people who have their properties tagged have the option to…

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Weir targeted by vandals

Concerned citizens are sounding the alarm because the Bow River’s weir is becoming a favorite target of graffiti vandals. Sandy Stead, a member of the City of Calgary’s Weir Management Committee, said since Parks Foundation Calgary took over responsibility for the weir,…

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Calgary teen charged with widespread graffiti – CBC News

Police have charged a teenager in connection to hundreds of graffiti incidents in Calgary. The 17-year-old male was arrested at his southeast school on Wednesday afternoon. Police said he’s suspected of having committed more than 100 separate acts of graffiti…

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Writing is on the wall for youngsters involved in graffiti, police officer says – Edmonton Journal

If a boy doodles graffiti sketches at the back of the classroom, that should be as clear a warning sign as if he brought a knife to school, argues Sgt. Val Spicer, a presenter at Edmonton’s two-day anti-graffiti conference that…

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