Category Archives: behaviour

Homeless $$$$ Going…….Where?

While reading the Abbotsford News story about the 20 extra rental supplements the BC government is adding  to the supplements already available in Abbotsford, I found myself wondering what Abbotsford City Council is really doing with all the funds it claims it is spending on cleanup and other costs of dealing with the homeless.


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Understanding the 2017 Homeless Count Results

Given the media coverage, misunderstanding and misapplication of the results of the homeless count it is clearly important to understand what the homeless count IS and IS NOT. Failing to understand what the homeless count is and isn’t is what makes the homeless count one more behaviour that contributes to the growth of homelessness.


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CEO’s Letter Rather Interesting

At least to the creatively maladjusted.

A letter from Michael Marchbank, the [relatively new] CEO and President of the Fraser Health Authority [FHA], to the CEO of BC Housing concerning the lack of supportive housing in the geographical area  Mr. Marchbank is in charge of  providing healthcare, mental healthcare and substance use services to [FHA] ends up as fodder for media.

A letter that cites numbers – parroted and passed to the public by the media – that may provide strong support to FHA CEO Mr. Marchbank OR are disinformation that misinforms and misleads.


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