Staggering Losses in Welfare Incomes

In an August 2006 press release, National Council of Welfare press release the National Council of Welfare announced the completion of their report, Welfare Incomes 2005. It shows that, when adjusted for inflation, many 2005 welfare incomes were lower than they were in 1986. In a CBC news report on welfare incomes the council called this a moral outrage after successive federal surpluses.