March 14, 2018
Right now, B.C. has the highest poverty rate in Canada, with an estimated 678,000 people living in poverty, including 118,000 children. B.C. has one of the highest child-poverty rates in Canada. These numbers are based on the federal Market Basket Measure indicator, which includes the costs of food, clothing, footwear, transportation, housing and other expenses for a family with two children.
Why the delay, Mr. Simpson? Many people need relief right now. Who knows how long your government will last?