Bc Welfare

5 Key Factors That Helped Me Go From Welfare To Work

Alex Sangha | Posted 10.05.2016 | Canada British Columbia
Alex Sangha

I had to change my whole mental attitude and approach to being a welfare recipient. I no longer see myself as a victim.

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.

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...

Plan To Ship B.C. Unemployed North Faces Backlash

CP | Terri Theodore, The Canadian Press | Posted 05.17.2012 | Canada Politics

VANCOUVER - Fraser Stuart laughed out loud when he heard the British Columbia government wants to train welfare recipients and then fly them north to ...

B.C. Could Send Welfare Cases North For Jobs

CBC | Posted 05.14.2012 | Canada Politics

The B.C. government is floating a proposal to fly people on social assistance north and give them accommodation and training to fill vacant jobs in th...

B.C. Politician Goes On Welfare

CBC | Posted 01.28.2012 | Canada

B.C. NDP MLA Jagrup Brar will temporarily give up his home and salary and live on $610 welfare for one month after accepting a challenge from campaign...