Income Assistance Rates Increase

Year
2016
Category
NCLGA Ref#
B12

Status

NCLGA Executive Recommendation: No Recommendation

Details

WHEREAS the income assistance rates set by the Provincial Government of BC are well below the Federal Government measurements of low income in Canada;

AND WHEREAS the BC income assistance rates have not been increased since 2007:

THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the NCLGA and UBCM lobby the Provincial Government to increase income assistance rates in BC by 25% in 2017.