Tag: addiction

Not Forgotten. How many children must die before someone takes responsibility?

In 2015, we had Paige’s story: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/paige-death-government-release-report-1.3280603 In 2016, it was Nick’s story: http://globalnews.ca/news/3015820/bc-childrens-watchdog-report-on-death-of-15-year-old-nick-lang-released/ And here we are just days into the second month of 2017…and we have Alex’s story: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/children-s-advocate-says-province-failed-teen-at-abbotsford-hotel-1.3968887 “On a mid-September morning in 2015, in an act of obvious desperation, an…

Just because it touched me deeply.

A moment caught by a Surrey resident on sky train recently is making its way around Facebook. The humanity & courage of the moment,is incredibly touching. https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10156505975005615&set=a.10153355098260615.1073741827.820500614&type=3&theater

Newton Beautification Efforts Appreciated by Bums and Addicts

 Have to comment about the latest in the Newton Beautification efforts- the large planters along 72nd ave by the Newton bus loop.  I wish I had taken my camera this morning. Gorgeous plants, nice containers. I saw a bum pissing in one of them,…

“Price To Pay” – CBC story w/ Susana da Silva

Mayor Dianne Watts says “Newton has not  been neglected…” in this following clip, despite everything we know to be reality. Both residents and business owners who actually deal with the consequences of the cities neglect daily are  very eager to see the unveiling of the…