Sponsors: District of Mackenzie
NCLGA Executive Recommendation: No Recommendation
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.