British Columbia

March 8, 2000
Effective December 1, 1999 changes in the BC Benefits program will allow couples on welfare in British Columbia to earn up to $200 a month and single recipients to earn up to $100 a month without...
Keywords: Article , News, Welfare, British Columbia
March 8, 2000
The United Native Nations Society has written to Moe Sihota, the {then] minister in charge of BC's welfare system and housing, asking for changes that will improve the housing situation of urban and...
Keywords: Article , Housing, Indigenous, News, British Columbia
December 30, 1999
A challenge to the City of Vancouver by-law controlling panhandling was commenced in 1998 by the BC Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC). PIAC wanted to bring the action in the name of someone who...
Keywords: Article , News, Panhandling, British Columbia
December 30, 1999
-- from In The Public Interest, BC PIAC's newsletter, June, 1999 On April 30, 1998, the Council of the City of Vancouver unanimously passed By-law No. 7885: A Bylaw to Regulate and Control...
Keywords: Article , News, Panhandling, British Columbia
July 31, 1999
Cecile Guay, long-time advocate for people with low incomes and disabilties, is the recipient of the Governor General's Caring Canadian Award, presented to volunteer whose contributions provide...
Keywords: Article , Disability, News, Organizing, Welfare, British Columbia
February 9, 1998
BC Employment Standards Act is an important document for workers to be familiar with. Available online, this act details labour rules and regulations in BC.
Keywords: Article , Workers' Rights, British Columbia
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