With Bill S-233 being debated in the Senate, perhaps it’s time to have a serious look at a national framework for a guaranteed livable basic income? Conservative Senator, Hugh Segal has been a proponent of such a mechanism for decades yet it is usually panned as ‘too expensive’, an infringement on provincial jurisdiction, or a disincentive for participation in the labour force by those right of centre.
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Guaranteed Basic Income Bill has now been tabled in Canada – Bill C-273
The Liberal member of parliament from Davenport Toronto – Julie Dzerowicz has tabled a private members bill (C-273) that aims to “establish a national strategy for a guaranteed basic income.”
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