Inequality Kills 40,000 Canadians a year

Friday, March 31, Raise the Rates is holding a funeral walk, for the 40,000 people killed by government policies that create inequality .

April 1 is 10 years since basic welfare was last raised in BC, frozen at $610 a month . Statistics Canada reports that inequality kills 40,000 Canadians a year. BC has the worst inequality in Canada.

Gather at Carnegie (Main & Hastings) at 10 am on Friday March 31, set off about 10:15 to walk to the welfare office at Main & Powell. There we will have eulogies.

You are welcome to join us.

Report in the Toronto Star on Inequality Kills