Halifax council considering push for federal universal basic income – Halifax | Globalnews.ca

Halifax council considering push for federal universal basic income – Halifax | Globalnews.ca

Halifax council considering push for federal universal basic income – Halifax | Globalnews.ca – alberta government announcements Halifax Regional Council will be discussing the idea of a federal guaranteed livable basic income at its Tuesday meeting.

Coun. Waye Mason , who represents Halifax South Downtown, put forward the motion that asks council to request a letter from the mayor to the prime minister, ministers and premier of Nova Scotia.

The letter would call on the government to implement a basic income, “ensuring everyone has sufficient income to meet their needs, which would go a long way towards eradicating poverty and homelessness, […]

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