Pilot Project in Canada Plans to Put Universal Basic Income to the Test

Pilot Project in Canada Plans to Put Universal Basic Income to the Test

Hugh Segal, a Conservative political strategist, is leading a universal basic income project in Canada, the first project of its kind in North America in decades, saying he wants “a floor beneath which people are not allowed to fall.”

In the Canadian province of Ontario, plans for a trial run of universal basic income are moving forward, making it the first government in North America in decades to test out a policy touted as a solution to poverty. In the coming weeks, the provincial government is expected to announce consultations to hammer out the details of a $25 million […]

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