The motion to work with the federal government in hopes of setting up a basic-income pilot project on the Island was supported by all parties. (Kerry Campbell/CBC) The P.E.I. Legislature agreed unanimously Tuesday to have the province work with the federal government in hopes of setting up a basic-income pilot project on the Island.
The idea is to guarantee a minimum amount of money in government support each month to those living in poverty.
Green Party Leader Peter Bevan-Baker put forward the motion, which was supported by all parties.Bevan-Baker said a successful pilot project could reduce poverty, improve health and mental […]