Muskoka could teach province a thing or two about community engagement

Muskoka could teach province a thing or two about community engagement

Thinkstock image by digitalskillet MuskokaRegion.com

BRACEBRIDGE — The province of Ontario is looking for municipalities to take part in a basic income pilot project, but the District of Muskoka thinks they can do one better.

The project would see municipalities participating in a basic income pilot project that could see simplification for those receiving social assistance. However, community services commissioner Rick Williams said the odds of Muskoka being one of only three municipalities selected are low.“There are several communities actively seeking pilot status in both southern and northern Ontario,” he said.Where the commissioner thinks Muskoka could benefit is by example of […]

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