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Meaning of graffiti unknown

These mysterious initials have turned up spray-painted on several locations in the St. Anthony area, including on a Viking Trail Tourism Association information kiosk.
These mysterious initials have turned up spray-painted on several locations in the St. Anthony area, including on a Viking Trail Tourism Association information kiosk.

Curious cases of graffiti outside of St. Anthony have led to an RCMP investigation.

Over the course of the past several weeks, the abbreviation “BBHY” has turned up spray painted on a number of locations, including on a Viking Trail Tourism Association (VTTA) information kiosk, located near the St. Anthony airport.
They reported the graffiti to the RCMP in St. Anthony last week. It is spray painted on the side of the kiosk, also over a campaign sign for Long Range Mountains Liberal nominee Gudie Hutchings. The Gudie Hutchings campaign did not comment on the spray painting of the sign.
This is the second time in the past month that it has been vandalized. The initials were spray painted onto the kiosk three-to-four weeks earlier. After the Liberal sign had been placed there, it was vandalized a second time.
According to VTTA Destination Development Office Natasha Hynes, the kiosk was just freshly stained as they are in the process of placing new information panels on it. They will have to re-stain it once again.
“We don’t want our visitors to be seeing anything negative like that,” she said.
Numerous other incidences have been reported of the mysterious abbreviation on small structures in the St. Anthony area. The St. Anthony RCMP have only received the one complaint from either of the properties. An investigation into the perpetrator(s) is ongoing but they currently have no leads, they say. The meaning of the abbreviation itself remains unknown as well.
Constable Nicholas Roy says depending on the situation or age of the individual(s), they would be charged with mischief which is a criminal code offense.

stephen.roberts@northernpen.ca

Over the course of the past several weeks, the abbreviation “BBHY” has turned up spray painted on a number of locations, including on a Viking Trail Tourism Association (VTTA) information kiosk, located near the St. Anthony airport.
They reported the graffiti to the RCMP in St. Anthony last week. It is spray painted on the side of the kiosk, also over a campaign sign for Long Range Mountains Liberal nominee Gudie Hutchings. The Gudie Hutchings campaign did not comment on the spray painting of the sign.
This is the second time in the past month that it has been vandalized. The initials were spray painted onto the kiosk three-to-four weeks earlier. After the Liberal sign had been placed there, it was vandalized a second time.
According to VTTA Destination Development Office Natasha Hynes, the kiosk was just freshly stained as they are in the process of placing new information panels on it. They will have to re-stain it once again.
“We don’t want our visitors to be seeing anything negative like that,” she said.
Numerous other incidences have been reported of the mysterious abbreviation on small structures in the St. Anthony area. The St. Anthony RCMP have only received the one complaint from either of the properties. An investigation into the perpetrator(s) is ongoing but they currently have no leads, they say. The meaning of the abbreviation itself remains unknown as well.
Constable Nicholas Roy says depending on the situation or age of the individual(s), they would be charged with mischief which is a criminal code offense.

stephen.roberts@northernpen.ca

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