Re: Banman Raises The Stakes In His War On The Homeless – There were a lot of reactions to Mayor Banman’s latest evacuation of the homeless camps along Gladys Avenue.
Thursday’s evacuation of the homeless camps along Gladys Avenue, including the ‘Happy Tree’ where Banman’s staff used chicken feces during the world famous Chicken Manure Incident in 2013, was a well-orchestrated planned event with every route of escape blocked for the men and women whop are being evacuated.
In a significant escalation in the battle with homeless citizens, the City of Abbotsford quietly erected ‘No Trespassing’ signs on every piece of municipal property from the park at the corner of Gladys and George Ferguson Way all the way down to the other side of the BC Hydro lands so that those being evacuated have nowhere in the immediate area to go without opening themselves up to criminal charges for trespassing.
Meanwhile, as the evacuation was unfolding, the Mayor’s Task Force On Homelessness was meeting the same day to discuss hiring a homeless coordinator, making a video and god knows what else rather than finding these people homes.
One of the best reactions we witnessed was on the Today Facebook page.
Then there was Meghann Coughlan-Hernandez’s offering of what she thought of Banman and his approach to homelessness: