End the child support clawback

A note from our friends at the BC Poverty Reduction Coalition regarding child support clawback for single mothers on welfare:   BC’s government currently has a policy of taking off child support dollar for dollar from single parents’ income assistance benefit. By taking that money away, the provincial government is depriving children living in lone-parent … Read more

Food for thought on Family Day

With Family Day happening just a couple of days ago, here’s a timely op-ed piece in the Vancouver Sun about a call for action to reduce family poverty. When MP James Moore asked a Vancouver reporter whether governments have an obligation to ensure kids don’t go to school hungry, his comments were rightly criticized by … Read more