Canadian Poverty

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...

Bif Naked Joins Welfare Challenge: '$3 A Day For Food, Let That Marinate'

The Huffington Post Canada | Jason MacNeil | Posted 10.03.2014 | Canada Music

Vancouver rocker Bif Naked has faced a lot of unexpected challenges in her life, but this month she'll be facing one on purpose as she joins the third...

Santa, Don't Forget About Struggling Seniors

Arlene Adamson | Posted 02.05.2013 | Canada Living
Arlene Adamson

Santa is a senior. My guess is he never had a defined benefit pension and needs the extra cash. He knows that although Canada has made great strides in eliminating seniors' poverty, too many of our older adults still live a low-income lifestyle, especially in major urban centres where costs of living are high. This Christmas season, I urge you to remember and reach out to the elders in your life.