On BC Family Day, Monday February 10, Raise the Rates organized a humorous spoof media event where ‘Premier Christy Clarke’ announced a radical change in government policy. She announced that the government will tackle poverty in BC by raising welfare rates and then roll out a comprehensive anti-poverty strategy.
To find out more:
- See media release after the event
- Two videos, one a short highlights of the event and one a full record of the speech
- A transcript of the speech
- Response from parents in poverty
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