Andrew Michael Wallace, with his dog Buster, says he spends 12 hours a day outdoors and wants the mayor to understand what is going on with homelessness in Hope. Emelie Peacock photo

Letter: Resident calls for mayor to spend time outside with homeless

Editor,

I would like to know if the mayor of Hope knows the homeless problem in Hope? If he does, I surely would enjoy spending a 12-hour day outside with him. I’m sure Buster will show him around the town of Hope, B.C. for 12 hours.

Then maybe he might help fix the problem because Buster and I have been spending 12 hours a day outside for the last four weeks. Eighty-four hours a week outside for the last four weeks equals 336 hours outside in the last four weeks.

I know if I was the mayor of Hope, all people would be treated equal, rich or poor.

Andrew Michael Wallace

Just Posted

27 years of supporting victims and survivors of crime and trauma

Marianne Brueckert with Victim Services says it is a gift to work with survivors of crime, tragedy

Hope Search and Rescue assist in flood response

Evacuation alerts and river monitoring carried out by HSAR together with the District of Hope

Chilliwack prolific offender a no-show for sentencing hearing

Warrant issued on May 17 for Jeffrey Michael Kizmann wanted for robbery

Province has been missing in action on flood protection, experts say

Political will to improve dikes lacking, says B.C.’s former flood safety chief

Black Press Media to launch Pipeline Full of Controversy series

Series covers Trans Mountain’s history, science, Indigenous reaction, politics and economics

B.C. RCMP swoop in to save injured eagle

An eagle with a broken wing now in a recovery facility after RCMP rescue near Bella Coola

Bug spray 101: Health Canada wants you to stay bite free

Health Canada is reminding Canadians to use bug spray and other insect repellents safely

Unions reject CP Rail contract offers

Both meeting Friday to determine next steps; 72 hours notice required before strike action.

B.C. jewellers warn public about fake gold scam

‘They are playing on people’s sympathy and their greed’

Former B.C. premier says pot industry about to enter Wild West

Mike Harcourt says Canada is about to enter a new gold rush with many dreaming of striking it rich

Hunt continues for two suspects in Ontario restaurant explosion

The explosion left 15 people injured, but all victims have now been released from hospital

UPDATE: RCMP on scene to remove homeless housing protesters

Residents blocking the installation of modular housing in Maple Ridge

Toronto Raptors star to hold basketball camp in B.C.

DeMar DeRozan is hosting a four-day camp for players aged 6-16 at the University of Victoria

Most Read