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    Claire massarelli

    It is not fair that we now have to have our dogs on leashes. I have been going to Angell woods for almost 20 years with my dogs & have never encountered aggressive dogs. It’s a wonderful place for everyone to enjoy.

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    Ally Monroe

    Dogs need a place to run free — not confined fenced-in little dog runs. People have been happily walking their dogs at Angell Woods for 30 years without incident. For the city to suddenly threaten fines and post a security guard is insulting and disrespectful. I would expect more from the City of Beaconsfield. Very disappointing.

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    Michael Curatolo

    I am very disappointed in the decision by Beaconsfield council to force all dogs to be on leach in Angel Woods. This decision is based on poor information by people that are obviously not dog people. My border collie/black lab mix needs to run and socialize with other dogs and this cannot be done on leash.

    “To Roger Moss – City Counciller
    roger.moss@beaconsfield.ca
    date: Fri, Jun 17, 2016 at 10:32 AM
    Took my dog to Angel Woods this morning and discovered new signs warning that dogs need to be leashed. People have been taking their dogs to Angel Woods for 30 years or more. Angel Woods is one of the few places we can take our canine friends and let the run and play with other dogs and now city council wants to put a stop to this?

    Quebec has always been a dog unfriendly place but I thought that here in the West Island, especially Beaconsfield we were different.

    I would like to know who at City Council came up with this new policy and did you vote for it? Would also like to know when the next council meeting will be held.”

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      RhondaM

      Next City Council meeting in Beaconsfield is tonight – June 20 at 8 pm

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        Michael Curatolo

        Went to the council meeting. Only 1 other person was there to give his displeasure at the new rules.

        Waste of time, the council members couldn’t care less about what we had to say. They plan to build a dog park in the area. One for small dogs and one for large dogs. I told them that is not what we want.

        :———- Forwarded message ———-
        From: Michael Curatolo
        Date: Mon, Jun 20, 2016 at 9:06 PM
        Subject: Angel Woods – Dog owners have rights too!
        To: peggy.alexopoulos@beaconsfield.ca
        I was at the meeting tonight expressing my displeasure at the new enforcement of leash rules. I think it was you who said you received many complaints from your district and people being afraid of going through the field because of dogs.

        Can you tell me exactly how many complaints you received? Contrary to what the 2 women said I have yet to witness an aggressive dog at Angel Woods. I am sure that there are quite possible several hundred dog owners that take their dogs there, some regularly and some on occasion. In the morning and at the end of the day there are people walking to and back from the train and have never seen or heard of any issues.

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