Welfare Food Challenge Takers Call on BC Government to Raise the Rates

Here’s the letter that the participants in the 2014 Welfare Challenge wrote to Minister Don McRae and Opposition Critic, Michelle Mungall. Please write your own letter, sign the petition, and ask everyone you know to help raise the rates! Dear Don McRae (Minister for Social Development) & Michelle Mungall (Opposition Critic), As you know, over 100 people across British Columbia took part in the 3rd annual Welfare Food Challenge organized by Raise the Rates. You were invited to join the Challenge but decided not to. We, as Challenge Takers, realized before we… Read More

Letter from Bif Naked to Don McRae • Write your letter!

Have you written to the Premier, Christy Clark, the Minister of Social Development and Social Innovation, Don McRae, the Leader of the Opposition, John Horgan, or your provincial MLA – asking the Provincial Government to raise welfare rates in BC? You can find their contact information here: http://www.leg.bc.ca/mla/3-1-1.htm and there’s a sample letter on our Take Action page. Now would be a great time to do it, as many people are doing this during the Welfare Food Challenge! Here is what Bif Naked wrote in her letter! To The Honourable Don McRae,… Read More