Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Nanaimo Tent City ..... Just Poor Homeless Souls?

Or a den of thieves and drug dealers??


Nanaimo News Now recently reported that a hard working 15 year old Nanaimo lad had his $400 bike stolen from in front of his workplace on Stewart Ave. The bike had been secured with a U lock.

Apparently after seeing the story an unidentified young man went to tent city where he was able to find the distinctive bike which he purchased for $50 and then returned it to the rightful owner.

You hear the cries from this armed camp of how all the poor souls are being mistreated by society. One might ask just what these poor souls are contributing to society.

In the meantime you can expect the left leaning judiciary and this city council to continue to fumble about not really knowing how to deal with this growing segment of society.

They claim to want affordable housing ............. question? how much money can these individuals put towards this affordable housing? If they want society to be accountable for their housing, then they need to be accountable to society for what they are contributing to their well being.

The irony of the above bike theft story speaks volumes as to the failures we are witnessing in our society. Sadly, with the present governments in place, nothing is likely to improve in the near future.

Shades of Mad Max and other Mel Gibson films of days gone by.



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1 comment:

  1. I am seeing campers as well as travel trailers down there.That is not homeless, I have always hone down to the mall to the clinic, to starbucks and to the dollar tree. But not any more, I have been accosted in and around all of them by tent city dwellers with demanding money or threatened with harm or verbal abuse. I no longer go down there.

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