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: Officer charged in Cincinnati police shooting Car salesman kidnapped during test drive Western New York man charged for supporting ISIS Dairy farmers fear effects of Trans-Pacific Partnership Top Afghan Taliban leader, Mullah Omar, reported dead Zimbabwean men in court over killing of Cecil the lion U.S. man accused of killing famous African lion Texas county releases video of Sandra Bland booking in jail Two Calgary men each sentenced to 12 years for Ponzi scheme 91-year-old man accused of vandalizing Vancouver Pride sidewalks Olivia Chow announces candidacy in federal election Israeli troops forcibly evacuate settlers New York prison worker pleads guilty to helping escapees Obama: I'd win a third term Clashes follow funerals in Turkey Is this the end of the road for Eve Adams? Houston's Daughter, Bobbi Kristina Brown, Dies Obama jokes about his birth certificate at state dinner in Kenya Fire erupts at Vegas hotel swimming pool North Korean leader Kim Jong Un marks Korean armistice Comments AA More Related to this Story How does B.C.'s welfare rate stack up?