Posts Tagged ‘basic income’

Canada can end poverty and shrink inequality by adding an annual basic income of $22K, new report says..

January 23, 2020

Canada can afford to eliminate poverty, support the middle class and dramatically shrink the gap between the rich and poor by introducing an annual basic income of $22,000, according to a new report.

https://www.thestar.com/news/gta/2020/01/23/tax-breaks-for-the-wealthy-or-dignity-and-security-for-the-poor-and-middle-class.html

Cancellation of Ontario’s basic income project sparks global outrage..

September 19, 2018

The premature end of Ontario’s basic income pilot project is a serious breach of Canadian and international research ethics that harms Canada’s reputation on the world stage, say academics and activists from across the globe

https://www.thestar.com/news/queenspark/2018/09/14/cancellation-of-ontarios-basic-income-project-sparks-global-outrage.html

Ontario’s Right-Wing Government Hit With Class-Action Lawsuit for Canceling Basic Income Program..

August 29, 2018

“When we can’t get justice from our elected officials, the courts stand ready to hear claims. That’s why our courageous representative plaintiffs are bringing forward this class action lawsuit.”

https://www.commondreams.org/news/2018/08/29/ontarios-right-wing-government-hit-class-action-lawsuit-canceling-basic-income

Basic income to be given to 84,000 people in Canada

December 12, 2017

An estimated 84,000 people in the Canadian province of Quebec are to receive basic income from the start of next year, as part of the government’s anti-poverty plan.

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/basic-income-quebec-canada-poverty-unemployment-ontario-a8103616.html