By Abnor. No matter how they want to dress it up, knowing full well that the $15.3 Million in provincial funding is not coming back, and that the Fraser Health red herring will never materialize, Bruce Banman, Bill MacGregor, Les Barkman and John Smith have now enshrined as their legacy that, in Abbotsford, when given a choice between a merchant’s right to make money and homeless man’s right to deliverance, money trumps deliverance.
Sounding truly biblical, Councillor MacGregor actually said, “It matters not where they are tended but that they be tended” and then proceed to make where they were tended the most important issue in his mind.
A more confused and confusing man is hard to imagine but Mayor Banman topped even MacGuire when he used his position as Mayor to interfere in a 4-3 majority vote of council to put an end to the proposal after complaining that the provincial government needed to come to the table.
Mayor Bruce Banman
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Editor’s Note:Abnor joins us from time to time with a question or two about what he sees around him. He has plenty of time on his hands and he spends a great deal of his time wandering the streets of Abbotsford wondering about what he sees and hears. He’s a modern day hobo with a Blackberry.