A 10-year plan purported to address the needs of disabled people in the province is not going over well with advocates.
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Burnaby ACORN Chapter May 22 Meeting Update
On Mother's Day in Burnaby, families rallied against the provincial policy that prevents mothers from keeping welfare and disability payments if they also get child support from former partners.
BC ACORN members held a poverty potluck to demand a stop to the child support clawback for single mothers.
Posted May 12, 2014
Moms say they’re tired of hearing the premier talk about “families first” when they’re struggling to feed their kids
Low-income activists marked this Mother’s Day in B.C. to protest government claw backs to child support payments.
The B.C. Liberal government has been under increasing fire from the NDP and social justice groups who say the claw back is hurting struggling families
BC ACORN leader Rachel Goodine talks to NDP MLA Michelle Mungall about BC ACORN's campaign to Stop the Child Support Clawback
BC ACORN members held an action on April 22 to demand an end to the child support clawback