July 1, 2014 Vicki and the 2014 Canada Day cake slicers June 5, 2014 Vicki with Darryl Penny and Nancy England's Grade 4/5 classes at Cliff Drive School June 1, 2014 Vicki joining the Annual Ceremonial Review of the Royal Canadian Air Cadets 828 Hurricane Squadron May 26, 2014 Vicki with Lt. Gov Judith Guichon and Kathleen Gibson of the B.C. Food Systems Network May 12, 2014 - Vicki at the BC Agriculture Council's BC Ag Day event in Victoria May 10, 2014 Vicki with Rachel Hislop-Hook and Jessica Steinwand, local recipients of the Delta Rotary Youth Awards May 9, 2014 Vicki with Wanda Green at the KinVillage Spring Fusion Fashion Show May 12, 2014 Vicki with growers Armand Vander Meulen and Ray VanMarrewyk at BC Agriculture Days Apr 25, 2014 Vicki joins DSS teacher Lucie Ferarri and Gary Holman at the MLA Teacher's Panel Mar 28, 2014 Vicki celebrating the retirement of Ladner Pioneer Library's Cecilia Duncan

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Guaranteed minimum income: A solution to the social and economic price of poverty?

In my MLA report last week, I briefly discussed a couple sad stories from the constituency office: Two kind individuals in our community who have no option but to rely on the B.C.'s Persons With Disabilities benefits for survival.

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New approach needed to help those falling through the net

Among the many cases we are handling in our constituency office, we currently have two that are classic examples of the saddest headlines we see every day. They exemplify a social safety net that has large and sad gaps and that is characterized by a rigid approach to problems that could be resolved with a bit of common sense and compassion.

I was going to say "the most significant example is" ... only to stop and realize that both cases represent serious problems and one is no less significant than the other. Both situations need attention from government.

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  • @JoelJohannesen @DeltaOptimist Perhaps the same could also be said about our current PWD/social welfare system. No easy solution. 22 hours 1 min ago
  • .@DeltaOptimist "Guaranteed minimum income is certainly worthy of further study and debate:" http://t.co/uKn5fHugji #bcpoli #deltabc 22 hours 23 min ago
  • RT @CKNW: .@vickihuntington says it's time to consider guaranteed minimum income in BC & makes her case with @billgood980 next. #bcpoli 1 day 22 hours ago