Whole Foods Cambie jerk discussing housing the homeless
posted February 10th, 2019 at 9:57 PM
I was inside WF trying to get a donation of food for the homeless guy shivering under a tarp in front of the store at about 2pm Sunday Feb 10th. A very nice Indian man with an English accent had just given the man a hot chocolate and followed me into the store to ask what options exist for homeless people in Vancouver. I told him it sucks here for homeless people, when a tall caucasian man who said he worked for the city rudely interrupted to say I was wrong. He was incredibly hostile in a conversation which was all about trying to help the man outside and didn't want to hear about the reason this homeless man wasn't able to find a shelter (which I knew about). Instead, he bragged about how many more units of housing the city had built (I am aware that we are creating more modular housing, but in this circumstance - which he knew nothing about and would not listen to me- that did not help this homeless man). Put your ego aside and help or please don't interrupt a conversation. I was hoping to get contact details for the kind man with the English accent who wanted to help and this rude arrogant unhelpful interruption prevented that.
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