Drive-by dumping irks Gatineau shopkeepers

By July Trinh, CBC News Ottawa, August 8, 2018

The man drove up to the dumpster behind the boulevard Gréber art supply shop under the cover of darkness and began unloading junk. His trailer empty, he drove away into the night.

A CBC cameraman captured the whole thing, but the man didn't seem to care.

The next morning, Martine McFadden, owner of À l'Échelle du Monde, discovered her container overflowing with bulky trash. There were kitchen cabinets, bulging bags and even an old stove.

McFadden had become the latest victim of illegal drive-by dumping, a practice Gatineau business owners complain has turned into an epidemic.

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