National Child Benefit Supplement should not be deducted from welfare cheques

The Downtown Eastside Women's Centre (604) 681-4786, and End Legislated Poverty are launching a postcard campaign to urge Prime Minister Chretien to ensure that provinces do not deduct National the Child Benefit Supplement from provincial welfare cheques. They are asking people to mail in postcards on October 17, the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. To get copies of the postcard, contact either organization