B.C. politician reflects on a month living on welfare Add to ... The Globe and Mail Published Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2012 8:57PM EST Last updated Monday, Aug. 27, 2012 6:51PM 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. Watch More Video: Raw footage captures wildfires raging across California Video: Trudeau promises help for middle class, not wealthy NDP Leader Thomas Mulcair kicks off campaign Video: Stephen Harper launches 11-week federal election campaign Five things to know about the federal election campaign New debris on Reunion island not connected to MH370 Bobbi Kristina Brown Funeral Disrupted by Feud Bin Laden relatives killed in U.K. crash Trudeau slams NDP pledge to shun debates without Harper One might see a prisoner, but she sees a patient: reforming the system at Cook County Jail 'Incubator babies' praise doctor who saved lives Anti-gay extremist accused of stabbing six at Pride event in Israel appears in court 'The world will hunt you down:' Note pinned to door of alleged lion-killer's holiday home West Bank toddler dies in arson attack AP pollution probe has Olympic athletes worried about sanitation in Rio White House to respond to petition for extradition of alleged Cecil killer Beijing wins 2022 Winter Olympics Toronto pastor 'confesses to crimes' while detained in North Korea Toronto island airport tunnel opens to the public Toronto island airport tunnel opens to the public Comments AA More Related to this Story How does B.C.'s welfare rate stack up?