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Police investigating graffiti at Rolling Thunder church serviceOttawa police are investigating what they're calling hate-motivated mischief at a church in the city's Vanier neighbourhood Sunday morning. 

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Christine Leadman, executive director of the Bank Street BIA, said many community members still felt uncomfortable and several businesses chose to remain closed this weekend.

Still, she said police seemed better prepared. 

"Business is down but, at the same time, there is less tension," she said. "So we're happy with the way that police managed things this time."

But Bordeleau said the policing model being used — which involves calling upon RCMP, OPP and other police services — isn't sustainable if similar protests become a regular occurrence. 

"It's very costly from a taxpayers perspective," he said. "It's also very time consuming and you're diverting resources from different communities.

"So they're going to have to rethink how they manage this and how do you re-frame the policing model in order to adapt to a potentially new approach to demonstrators."

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