‘A rare opportunity’ for basic income pilot project on P.E.I.

'A rare opportunity' for basic income pilot project on P.E.I.

A basic income plan for P.E.I. would assistance from the federal government, says the province. (CBC) The time is ripe to start moving away from current welfare models and towards a basic income for Canadians, says former Conservative Senator Hugh Segal.

Former P.E.I. premier Robert Ghiz said in 2014 he supported trying a basic income on P.E.I., and the current government has told CBC News it still supports the idea. There is no evidence that a basic income is a disincentive to work, says Hugh Segal. (CBC) Segal has written a plan for a basic income pilot project for Ontario, […]

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