Letter from David LaBerge 28 Year Member of the RCMP
David LaBerge, Corporal - Nanaimo Bike Patrol Unit writes to the Mayor & Council sharing his experience with supportive housing and how the implementation of their homelessness action plan has transformed Nanaimo's downtown core.
Click on the pdf to the right to view the letter.
Posted March 5, 2014
After the tie vote (4 - 4) of Abbotsford City Council on Feb. 17th resulted in the defeat of the proposed supportive housing project Chris Bryan writes an opinion column in the New Westminster News Leader. View the article.
Posted March. 5, 2014
ACS received an email a few days ago from Joanne with an audio file attached with this very simple message: “Here is my 12 year olds perspective on homelessness in town.” We were so taken with the refreshing innocence displayed in her tone of voice and choice of words, that we wish to share it with all of you who will take 3 minutes to listen to Jacqueline as she shares her thoughts about chicken manure and housing for the homeless.
An outpouring of support was displayed by citizens of Abbotsford at a community rally on February 24th, 2014 in support of those without homes. The event was organized by 5 residents in response to the decision by Abbotsford Council to deny the proposed 20 unit supportive housing project for homeless men.
View the video below to find out more.
Posted Feb. 28th