b.c Welfare Rates

How My Family of 7 Would Fare if We Lived Below the Poverty Line

Melissa Charles | Posted 06.15.2015 | Canada Impact
Melissa Charles

I took a good look at what poverty is like in Canada. Canada doesn't "do" food stamps. So, last fall, I decided I would find out the numbers that would be representative of poverty on this side of the border. I feel ill.

Bif Naked Surviving On $3 A Day For Food To Protest Welfare Rates

The Huffington Post Canada | Jason MacNeil | Posted 10.17.2014 | Canada Music

Declaring B.C.'s welfare rates "simply inadequate," Vancouver rocker Bif Naked is trying to survive on only $3 a day as part of the Welfare Food Chall...

B.C. Welfare Fraud Verdict

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.12.2013 | Canada British Columbia

VANDERHOOF, B.C. - A man accused of stealing more than $50,000 in welfare payments from the B.C. government while he was in a same-sex relationship ha...