Hamilton activists demand action rather than talk to reduce poverty

Hamilton activists demand action rather than talk to reduce poverty

Basic Income pilot project meeting Stoney Creek News

Hamilton Roundtable for Poverty Reduction member Ursula Samuels demanded the provincial government do something substantive about poverty immediately rather than merely talk about it.

“We need action now,” Samuels told provincial officials towards the end of nearly a three-hour public meeting held by the Ontario government at the Crown Plaza Nov. 22 on implementing a basic income program.“We know what we really need. We face it every day.”Samuels echoed the sentiment that a number of poverty activists proclaimed at the event, greeting about 90 people taking part in the public meeting, one of […]

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