To the editor:
I'm concerned about the number of homeless people in North Bay.
It has come to the point where whenever we come to a red light, we are greeted by homeless people begging for money.
My wife and I like to walk the trails along the waterfront. We regularly see homeless encampments along the trail, as many as four at a time. Not to mention the other encampments around our fine city
Almost weekly there's a commotion involving homeless people.
A few weeks ago, city workers pulled a young girl from the lake and she was taken away by ambulance.
This week, a young man was sitting on a side trail. He was ranting that people were afraid of him because he was gay and he wouldn't let a lady take the trail.
And then there was the situation at the Chippewa overpass when a homeless with a 2x4 confronted two students.
I'm told that these people are in our city on a program. My concern is that some of the homeless are jeopardizing our safe peaceful lifestyle.
I think the organizers of the program should have more control over the situation.