Abbotsford Homeless

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When Will The Cries Of Abbotsford's Homeless Be Heard?

Our civic government voted against the rezoning application from Abbotsford Community Services -- a rezoning application necessary to bring a 20-bed housing facility to life. The project, aimed at getting men who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless into a safe and supported environment, was burned to the ground by egos, pipe dreams, and private agendas. Why must our leaders be so consistently blind to the call of justice and mercy? Why must our city consistently violate and victimize the humans living in our alleys and ditches?
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Abbotsford Homeless "Declare War" On Local Businesses?

In Abbotsford, a letter allegedly from "The Abbotsford Downtown Homeless Association" was recently delivered to the doors of local businesses. The letter was snapped and posted all over Facebook, sparking huge debates regarding the homeless in the city. Before seeing this post, I had no idea there was so much going on with the homeless in Abbotsford.
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Abbotsford Homeless Must Leave Camp

NEW WESTMINSTER, B.C. - A B.C. Supreme Court judge has granted an injunction to the City of Abbotsford, allowing officials to remove a homeless camp set up in a city parking lot.The decision was hande...
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Homeless Protesters Dig In

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. - Some residents of a homeless camp in Abbotsford, B.C., are vowing to remain in a city parking lot despite a court injunction ordering them to vacate the area."There's people telling...
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Abbotsford Sued Over Manure

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. - Six homeless people have filed a human rights complaint against the Fraser Valley City of Abbotsford, alleging they faced discrimination when city officials sprayed chicken manure o...
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Manure Dump Could Trigger Lawsuit

The City of Abbotsford, B.C., could be facing a civil lawsuit after officials spread chicken manure over a popular gathering place for the homeless in an apparent bid to drive them out of the city. -...
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'Chicken S---'

Abbotsford's homeless residents are repeatedly finding themselves up against the city and the police, as allegations emerge that authorities slashed their tents and doused their belongings with pepper...
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Chicken Poop Scheme Shames Mayor

The mayor of Abbotsford is apologizing after city staff was caught spreading chicken manure over land used as a camp by the homeless. Abbotsford Mayor Bruce Banman told reporters Thursday he “knew no...
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B.C. City Dumped Manure WHERE?!

ABBOTSFORD, B.C. - Homeless people living in one community in British Columbia's Fraser Valley can rightfully argue their treatment by city officials actually stinks.The City of Abbotsford's manager h...