2014 Media Coverage

Check out the coverage of the 2014 Challenge!

Post-Challenge 2014

Welfare rates leave bad taste
Terrace Standard, November 24, 2014

Welfare Challenge an eye opener
posted in The Kelowna Daily Courier on November 14, 2014

Opinion: Poverty is a problem we can do something about
By Bif Naked, Special to The Vancouver Sun, October 31, 2014

Learning to live on three dollars a day
By Trevor Crawley – Cranbrook Daily Townsman, October 31, 2014

End of the Challenge

Video: After taking the Welfare Food Challenge, participants want change
The Vancouver Sun, October 24, 2014

Bif Naked Reveals $3-A-Day Welfare Food Challenge Was Hard, Slams ‘Poverty-Bashing’
By Jason MacNeil, Huffington Post, October 24, 2014

Can West-Welfare Challenge
Fairchild TV, October 2014

Student learns first-hand about surviving on welfare: $21 a week for food
By Cheryl Rossi, Vancouver Courier , October 23, 2014

Bif Naked finishes Welfare Food Challenge: The Vancouver-based singer encourages others to keep the dialogue going
Montana Cumming, News 1130, October 23, 2014

PODCAST: In Depth with Ian Austin — Bif Naked talks Welfare Food Challenge
The Province, October 23, 2014

Raise the Rates ‘Welfare Food Challenge’ on Go! Vancouver, Shaw TV
By Jen Muranetz, Go! Vancouver, October 23, 2014

Bif Naked finishes welfare challenge and is calling for change
By Amy Judd, Global News, October 23, 2014

Bif Naked hears poverty stories during B.C. Welfare Food Challenge
By Yolande CoLe Georgia Straight, October 23, 2014

The CiTR: UBC’s Student Radio Station 101.9FM
Student Special Hour: from 4-4:20PM on October 23, 2014 – CiTR’s student execs interviewed UBC Students Samantha Truong and Kate Kysow who participated in the Welfare Food Challenge.

During the Challenge

Bif Naked talks about living on $3 a day for food
BY Affan Chowdhry, The Globe and Mail, October 22, 2014

Solidarity and persistence in the Welfare Food Challenge
By Vanessa Brcic, Rabble.ca, October 22, 2014

Samantha Truong: What I learned taking the Welfare Food Challenge
By Samantha Truong, The Georgia Straight, October 21, 2014

Welfare rates a strain on kids: student
By Jane Deacon, 24 hrs Vancouver, October 20, 2014

#raisetherates: BC’s 3rd Annual Welfare Challenge
By Shila Avissa and Samantha Truong, The Talon: UBC’s Alternative Student Press, October 20, 2014

Bif Naked: A rocker with a cause
By Zahra Premji, CKNW AM (AM980), October 20, 2014

Bif Naked takes Welfare Food Challenge: Vancouver rock star eats three dollars a day worth of food
CBC News, October 18, 2014

Canadian Musician Takes the Welfare Food Challenge
By Cassandra Jeffery, Kelowna Now, October 17, 2014

Video: Rock star Bif Naked takes Welfare Food Challenge of $21 a week
Vancouver Sun, October 17, 2014

Singer Bif Naked begins living off of $21 worth of food a week: It’s part of the Welfare Challenge
By Montana Cumming, News 1130, October 16, 2014

Bif Naked to live on $3 a day for B.C. welfare challenge
By Darcy Wintonyk, Senior Digital Producer, CTV Vancouver, October 16

Bif Naked begins B.C. welfare challenge, living on $3 a day for food
By Amy Judd, Global News, October 16, 2014

Before the challenge

THE DUEL
Welfare rates are starvation rates
By Laila Yuile, 24 hrs Vancouver, Sunday, October 5, 2014

Bif Naked on B.C. ‘welfare diet’ for one week, challenging others to try it
By Matthew Robinson, Vancouver Sun, October 3, 2014

Bif Naked Joins Welfare Food Challenge: ‘$3 A Day For Food, Let That Marinate’
By Jason MacNeil, The Huffington Post Canada, October 3, 2014

What’s Left for Food?: Bif Naked to take Welfare Food Challenge
The Valley Voice News, October 3, 2014

Bif Naked takes on challenge to highlight low welfare rates in B.C.
By Marlisse Silver Sweeney, Global News, October 2, 2014

Welfare rates to go up?
By Sean Leslie, CKNW AM (AM980), October 2, 2014

Bif Naked takes on challenge to highlight low welfare rates in B.C.
USA News, Oct 2, 2014

Bif Naked will take part in annual Welfare Food Challenge
The Province, Oct 1, 2014

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