british columbia

Podcast
Oct 30, 2012

Report back on B.C.'s welfare food challenge

Redeye
Raise the Rates in Vancouver challenged people in B.C. to try to eat for a week on $26. Redeye's Peter Driftmier took the challenge and he comes into the studio to talk about how it went.
Podcast
Aug 3, 2012

Cowichan school board fired over deficit budget

Redeye
When the Cowichan school board submitted what they considered to be a realistic budget rather than complying with the allocation from the province, they were summarily fired.
Blog
Jul 23, 2012
Photo: BC Gov Photos/Flickr

The case for exempting child support from welfare

Kendra Milne
Based on recent announcements, it seems that the Ministry of Social Development is in the mood to address some of the long-standing problems within B.C.'s welfare system.
Podcast
Jul 1, 2012
Redeye

University workers without contract for two years

Redeye
In recent weeks, union locals at universities across B.C. have voted in favour of strike action. Christy Clark's government is preventing universities from freely bargaining with their staff.
Podcast
Jun 22, 2012
Redeye

Evaluating recent changes to the B.C. welfare system

Redeye
On June 11, the B.C. government announced a host of welfare policy changes. While anti-poverty activists celebrate some of the changes, they condemn the government for failing to increase rates.

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