New basic income program | More Generous Benefits for the Poor

New basic income program | More Generous Benefits for the Poor

New basic income program | More Generous Benefits for the Poor 2 (Quebec) About 84,000 welfare recipients will receive more generous benefits starting Jan. 1 under a new program in the works since 2017. However, these benefits will be below the minimum income threshold required to meet basic needs.

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Tommy Chouinard La PressIn an interview with La Presse, Minister for Labour, Employment and Social Solidarity Jean Boulet officially announces that the “basic income scheme” will come into force next year, a decision approved by the Council of Ministers on Wednesday.“It’s a significant social advance” that “benefits the […]

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