Is Universal Basic Income a Viable Solution? Another Country is Giving it a Shot

In Brief

Ontario, Canada is preparing for its own pilot basic income program in 2017, according to Hugh Segal, former senator and special advisor to Ontario.

t He believes that supplemental income should be set at $1,320 a month ($1,820 for people with disabilities) for it to be effective. Pioneering a program The case for universal basic income (UBI) has been made by financial experts, economists, government officials, and tech moguls, alike. So far, except in the case of Finland, all the talk about UBI has mostly been talk. That’s all about to change now, with Ontario, Canada preparing […]

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