N.S. community holds memorial for geese killed at crosswalk

From CTV - August 13, 2017

HALIFAX -- Dozens of mourners marched in the rain to pay their respects to two foul-tempered fixtures of a Halifax community -- a pair of geese who were run down at a crosswalk.

Organizer Katy Jean estimated some 75 residents of Dartmouth, an independent enclave across the harbour from the city's core, braved the downpour Saturday evening to memorialize the fallen geese of Sullivan's Pond.

A musician crooned "Blackbird" by The Beatles in honour of the white birds before the memorial procession made its way to the intersection where the feathered pedestrians met their end.

Memorial attendees fastened flowers to poles on either side of the crosswalk where three geese were hit by a motorist last week.


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