Check out the coverage of the 2015 Challenge!
After the Challenge
Stop B.C.’s ‘perpetual poverty machine’
By Bill Tieleman, 24 hours, December 7, 2015
What Would Jesus Do? Close Food Banks
He’d see they’re no solution to poverty, and never will be.
By Bill Tieleman, TheTyee.ca, 8 Dec 2015
Coverage in MingPao
November 11, 2015
Story About the Welfare Food Challenge at 20:47 minutes
Coop Radio – Union Made, Wednesday November 11, 2015
End of the Challenge
Pass the cabbage: A week on ‘welfare’
By Anne Moon, Times Colonist, November 10, 2015
‘I starved’: Bif Naked, MP call for welfare boost after $3/day challenge
By Darcy Wintonyk Matheson, CTV Vancouver, November 10, 2015
Story about the Welfare Food Challenge at 36:50
By Terry Moore, C-Fax 1070 (Victoria), November 9, 2015
Petition to raise BC welfare rates nears final count
By Stephanie Froese, News 1130, Noveber 9, 2015
Vancouver MP Jenny Kwan lives on $21 a week for Welfare Food Challenge
Global News, November 9 2015
Bif Naked: The Welfare Food Challenge reveals classism in Vancouver
By Bif Naked, The Georgia Straight, November 9, 2015
During the Challenge
Could you survive on a weekly food budget of $21?
Bif Naked, a popular Vancouver-based singer, has joined the Welfare Food Challenge for the second year in a row.
By John Colebourn, The Province, November 8, 2015
Bif Naked helps launch Welfare Challenge
Musician and activist Bif Naked discusses the 4th annual Welfare Challenge, which asks people to live on $21 a week for food, the amount most single, welfare recipients are left with after spending their cheque on necessities.
Global News, November 6, 2015
Minister, Is $21 a Week Enough for Food?
By Andrew MacLeod, TheTyee.ca, November 6, 2015
Vancouver woman trying to feed family of five on $18 a day in Welfare Food Challenge
By Sonia Aslam and Dean Recksiedler, November 5, 2015
Bif Naked and the Welfare Food Challenge: in studio with Lynda Steele
By Lynda Steele, News Talk 980 CKNW, November 05, 2015
Story about the Welfare Food Challenge at 30:30
Coop Radio – World Poetry Café – El Mundo de la Poesia, November 5, 2015
Healthy eating is tough on the poverty line
By Sandra Gentleman, Alberni Valley News, November 4, 2015
Launching the Challenge
‘It’s not enough’: Bif Naked, MP begin $3-a-day welfare challenge
By Darcy Wintonyk Matheson, CTV Vancouver, November 3, 2015
Welfare Food Challenge should challenge us to ask “who benefits?” from poverty
By Deanna Ogle and Earyn Wheatley, The Georgia Straight, November 3, 2015
Welfare Food Challenge taken on by B.C. family of six
‘We want to convince the government to give more money to people on welfare’
CBC News, November 3, 2015
President Stephanie Smith to undertake Welfare Food Challenge, live on $3 a day
BCGEU website, November 4, 2015
Before the challenge
Welfare Food Challenge – Could You Live On $610 A Month?
By Don Lehn, Fraser Valley News, November 1, 2015
Activists say welfare doesn’t leave enough to eat
By Emily Lazatin, News Talk 980 CKNW, November 01, 2015
‘Raise the Rates’ kicks off annual Welfare Food Challenge
By Shannon Brennan, News 1130, October 27, 2015