Basic income worth a try

Basic income worth a try

When it can often seem like our politicians can never agree on anything, sometimes they can surprise you. Sometimes they come together and actually find common ground to unanimously support an idea.

Such is the case last week when the PEI Legislature agreed to have the province work with the federal government in hopes of setting up a basic income pilot project on the Island.

The motion was put forth by Green Party Leader Peter Bevan-Baker last Tuesday and was supported by all parties. Obviously, current welfare models are not working. Many Islanders are struggling and no matter how hard they […]

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