In pictures: protests erupt at city council and public asked to leave Feb. 12, 2018 10:44 a.m., Feb. 12, 2018. Council chambers are packed with members of the public. Moments later, people begin to blow whistles and chant: “No more homeless deaths,” and, “Shame!” 10:53 a.m., Feb. 12, 2018. Security fill the room and members of the public and media are cleared out. 10:53 a.m., Feb. 12, 2018. City staff that were sitting in the public area are allowed by security to move to a special area of chambers. Everyone else is told to leave. 10:53 a.m., Feb. 12, 2018. “The people speak and John Tory gets the police. Have you no shame?” one man yelled at the mayor who was sitting about 15 feet away and did not respond. “People speak and they kick us out. Very smart move, John. You will not win the coming election,” the man said as he was escorted out. 10:56 a.m., Feb. 12, 2018. Members of the public who have been asked to leave congregate outside council chambers.