All posts tagged "homelessness"

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    Stand Down Abbotsford. Leave These People Alone

    Until And Unless We Can Figure Out How To Help Our Homeless Population Within The Parameters Of Social Justice We Must Stop The Endless Persecution Of A Group People We Haven’t Begun To Understand By Mike Archer....

    • Posted June 22, 2017
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    Pivot Legal Speaks Out On The Rights Of The Homeless To Justice

    Release. Pivot Legal Society will defend a lawsuit seeking to protect the constitutional rights of homeless people in Abbotsford and argue for access to police documents that are critical to the lawsuit. Cover photo: Nick Zurowski, The...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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  • Rich Coleman
    Building For The Future: Housing Matters

    By Rich Coleman. Deputy Premier, Minister of Natural Gas Development and Minister Responsible for Housing As housing matters to all of us, the time has come to look to forward, to direct our investments to meet the coming...

    • Posted January 24, 2015
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    BCCLA Joins DWS Case Against City Of Abbotsford

    The BC Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) has joined the BC Supreme Court constitutional litigation set for trial June 29 between the Abbotsford Chapter of the BC/Yukon Drug War Survivors (DWS) and the City of Abbotsford as an...

    • Posted January 20, 2015
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  • Ann-Livingston
    Fraser Health Lags In Helping Drug Users

    In Surrey, ‘Harm Reduction’ Drug Approaches a Hard Sell Fourth in a series on ‘Vancouver’s Addiction Ambitions, Revisited.’ By Gordon Katic and Sam Fenn, Originally published 26 Sep 2014, [Tyee Editor’s note: This is fourth in a series of...

    • Posted September 30, 2014
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    Abbotsford’s First Nations Protest TeePee Needs Repairs

    By Mike Archer. The weathered First Nations TeePee which marks the site of what is, so far, the 2nd longest continuous protest camp in BC history is showing signs of the beating it has taken from the...

    • Posted September 13, 2014
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    Letters Of Support For Abby Diggs

    By Mike Archer and Nancy Weisz. Although the Abbotsford Dignitarian Society (Abby Digs) put out many requests for letters of support and collaboration, we have only received a very few – mostly from individuals. We need more...

    • Posted August 9, 2014
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    Response To Bob Kuhn

    By Mike Archer. Abbotsford lawyer and president of Trinity Western University (TWU) Bob Kuhn responded to a column recently by challenging a number of the arguments and assertions in it as incorrect in fact...

    • Posted July 25, 2014
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    Bob Kuhn Responds To ‘Change The Covenant’

    Dear Editor, In response to the editorial on June 17, “Change the Covenant,” I wish to clarify a number of things and respond to a few more. First, the current TWU Community Covenant was finalized in 2009...

    • Posted June 20, 2014
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    Did APD Use Excessive Force?

    By Mike Archer. Pastor Ward Draper of The 5 and 2 Ministries today posted an accusation against the Abbotsford Police Department (APD) in their treatment of Roy Roberts who was gunned down with rubber bullets last Wednesday....

    • Posted April 22, 2014
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