Now Another Canadian Province Wants to Give Everybody Free Money

Now Another Canadian Province Wants to Give Everybody Free Money

As the populous province of Ontario gears up to test the idea of a universal basic income—basically, free money for being a living human being —another, much smaller Canadian province is standing up and bravely saying, “ Me, too! ”

On Tuesday night, the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island, or PEI, passed a motion urging the provincial government to forge a partnership with Ottawa to establish a basic income trial on the island of 147,000 people , which is on Canada’s Atlantic coast. According to the language of the motion , this is because the Members of Provincial Parliament […]

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