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Blog
Oct 23, 2013

My welfare food challenge: Day 7 and the end

Seth Klein
Well, I've made it to the end of my week. But eating the same thing for breakfast, lunch and dinner for seven days is no damn fun. I can't wait to eat something different and fresh.
Blog
Oct 22, 2013

My welfare food challenge: Day 6

Seth Klein
I can see now that I'm going to make it to the end of this week. With my $26 I was able to purchase sufficient quantity, but not great nutrition.
Blog
Oct 21, 2013
Photo: Seth Klein

My welfare challenge: Days 4 and 5

Seth Klein
It's the little things that drive home how hard this budget must be in real life, and which have made me very conscious of the cost of things this week.
Blog
Oct 21, 2013
Photo: Seth Klein

My welfare food challenge: Day 3

Seth Klein
It is very boring eating the same food every day -- oatmeal, peanut butter sandwich, an apple, soup or pasta. No treats, no variety.
Blog
Oct 18, 2013

My welfare food challenge: Day 2

Seth Klein
Day 2, and I've already bent the rules. The battle against the cold is not going well, so I'm taking some cold medicine and drinking tea (which was not in my budget).
Blog
Oct 17, 2013

My welfare food challenge: Day 1

Seth Klein
Today is Day 1 of my welfare food challenge, during which I will spend one week trying to eat on a total budget of $26. You can read more about the Welfare Food Challenge here.
Blog
Apr 1, 2013

Vancouverites walk for welfare justice

Maria Wallstam
On Wednesday, March 27, residents across the city joined together to walk 14.5km across Vancouver for Welfare Justice.
Podcast
Oct 30, 2012

Report back on B.C.'s welfare food challenge

Redeye
Raise the Rates in Vancouver challenged people in B.C. to try to eat for a week on $26. Redeye's Peter Driftmier took the challenge and he comes into the studio to talk about how it went.
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