The program would include a $16,989 cash transfer to single Canadians.
canada's welfare system
Over the last 50 years, federal spending has increased about twice as fast for First Nations people compared to the average Canadian.
In a disastrous U-turn on welfare reform, the BC Government de-legitimized what was one of Canadas most important social welfare reforms to date; a limit that capped the amount of time employable adults could collect welfare to 2 out of every 5 years. Late on Friday afternoon, February 6th, the BC Liberals announced a series of new exemptions to the time limits, including one that exempts anyone abiding by their work plan.