Farmed Salmon Conversion Success Required Before B.C. Disability Pensions Increase

By Victor Schwartzman

Recently B.C. Premier Christy Clark unveiled her Government’s strategy for improving the lives of people with disabilities, starting with their pensions. Pensions were frozen in 2007 at $906 per month, with the Government eagerly clawing back wherever it makes possible any additional money the person may receive. As inflation has not been frozen, so the B.C. Government has decreased the pension benefit each year since 2007.