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: 'No justice, no peace': People erupt in anger after officer acquitted in Freddie Gray case Daniel Craig speaks out against land mines at humanitarian summit John Kerry: U.S. drone strike killed Taliban leader Afghans confirm death of Taliban leader in U.S. drone strike Justin Trudeau to talk trade and investment in Japan Pope calls for action at Humanitarian Summit Obama arrives in Vietnam, seeks to turn old foe into new partner Manhunt underway after Massachusetts police officer killed Seven dead after Indonesian volcano erupts Sanders calls for path to citizenship for Mexicans Thousands march in Lima for LGBT rights Floods inundate Colombo, Sri Lanka Iraq says it retakes western town of Rutba from IS Russian paratroopers hold drills in central Ryazan region Single-seat solar plane lands in Ohio Kerry says Taliban leader was a 'continuing imminent threat' 'There is no scenario we can confirm,' says Egyptian president First images of EgyptAir crash debris is released 'We are going to the convention,' Sanders says John Kerry meets Suu Kyi, talks sanctions, rohingya Comments AA More Related to this Story How does B.C.'s welfare rate stack up?