The 519 Podcast presents: The St. Patrick’s Day Riot of 2012

It started out as a beautiful March afternoon.

But St. Patrick’s Day parties near Fanshawe College soon turned chaotic.

Massive crowds on Fleming Drive. Couches set on fire. A vehicle flipped over. Police officers pelted with beer bottles.

On this episode of the 519 Podcast, we examine the St. Patrick’s Day Riot of 2012.

How it happened, the fallout, and what was done to ensure it would never happen again.

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