I had to change my whole mental attitude and approach to being a welfare recipient. I no longer see myself as a victim.
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.
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 has been found not guilty.The provincial court fraud...
VANCOUVER - Fraser Stuart laughed out loud when he heard the British Columbia government wants to train welfare recipients and then fly them north to fill badly needed jobs.Stuart, who lives in Vancou...
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 group Raise the Rates. The Surrey Fleetwood MLA,...