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Man says metal detection in parks makes them safer

November 29, 2017
By Mike Jiggens


Digging up buried metal treasure in Vernon, B.C. city parks is illegal, but an argument has been put forth that it could make the parks safer. A proponent of the outlawed practice said it could enable lost jewelry to be returned to their rightful owners and would rid parks of discarded needles.