In Vancouver, Britannia Secondary has permanent signage regarding vandalism and the arrest and conviction of individuals will result in a $200 reward. Despite the warning vandals were not deterred from breaking windows two storeys high. Leaving several glass windows shattered, which school district crews had to board up.
Along with vandalism, damage caused by break and enters has increased. Surrey Schools District’s Media Relations manager Ritinder Matthew says many factors are contributing to the issue.