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Budget 2012:
There were no poverty reduction measures in the recent budget announcement last Tuesday and it was hard to see anything that put “families first” as Christy Clark has pledged to do. In particular, there was no increase in welfare rates, which have been frozen since 2007 and have been significantly eroded by inflation in the meantime. This, despite the overwhelming public support for an increase seen in response to the recent Welfare Challenge when MLA Jagrup Brar lived on welfare for the month of January.
Read the whole e-newsletter: Budget 2012, Seniors, Children, and More.