B.C. politician reflects on a month living on welfare Add to ... The Globe and Mail Published Tuesday, Jan. 31 2012, 8:57 PM EST Last updated Monday, Aug. 27 2012, 6:51 PM EDT Jagrup Brar reflects on his month living on just $610 - the same amount given to single employable person on welfare - and gives a tour of his temporary quarters in Vancouver's Downtown Eastside. Comments AA More Related to this Story How does B.C.'s welfare rate stack up?