This new paper makes it very clear that Hudak's proposals are not only old and tired, but also extremely vague.
About 80 low-income people gathered in the plaza outside CBC Vancouver last month. They set up a tent and ran a radio show outside the CBC during its annual fundraiser for the Food Bank.
An anti-poverty group has challenged people in B.C. to eat for a week on the amount you would get if you were a single adult on welfare.
Based on recent announcements, it seems that the Ministry of Social Development is in the mood to address some of the long-standing problems within B.C.'s welfare system.
On June 11, the B.C. government announced a host of welfare policy changes. While anti-poverty activists celebrate some of the changes, they condemn the government for failing to increase rates.
On June 11, the B.C. government surprised many when it announced a host of welfare policy changes. In all, almost 30 welfare rule adjustments are to be enacted.
I know it's not considered "politically correct" to talk about this. But I, for one, am sick of these welfare types taking my hard-earned money and spending it on whatever they please.
An anti-poverty group in Vancouver issued a challenge for an MLA in the province to live on the equivalent of welfare for a month. Jagrup Brar of the NDP accepted the challenge.
Every year in December the CBC holds an all-day fundraising event for the Food Bank. This year, poor people showed up in force at the event to share their thoughts on charity.
If individuals with significant cognitive and mental health impairments were moved from welfare to the Ontario Disability Support Program, the city of Toronto could save over $100 million per year.