Guest column: Basic income would be an affordable and compassionate response to poverty

Guest column: Basic income would be an affordable and compassionate response to poverty

WINDSOR, ON. OCTOBER 8, 2019. — A homeless man sleeps in front of The Downtown Mission on Tuesday, October 8, 2019. For files. (DAN JANISSE/The Windsor Star) homeless, poverty, inner city Photo by Dan Janisse †jpg A bill to develop a national framework for a guaranteed living basic income has been introduced in the House of Commons (C-223) by MP Leah Gazan and in the Senate (S-233) by Senator Kim Pate. Article content

The bill is a response to years of neglect that has undermined our social safety net to the point where medically assisted death seems preferable to […]

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