Basic income pilot project meeting Jan. 12 in Cobourg

Basic income pilot project meeting Jan. 12 in Cobourg

Lou Rinaldi Public consultations about launching a basic income pilot project are taking place in Cobourg Jan. 12, says Northumberland-Quinte West MPP Lou Rinaldi.

A series of these public sessions are taking place across Ontario to “refine” the report from Hugh Segal entitled: “Finding a Better Way – A Basic Income Pilot Project for Ontario,” he said.

According to a summary of Segal’s report: “A pilot project must begin with an understanding of the costs of poverty, not only in present welfare and disability payments, but also in terms of added pressures on our health system, and the Ontario economy as […]

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