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Peter Biesterfeld

When Ontario’s basic income pilot project ends on March 31, more than 4,000 participants will be plunged back into a dysfunctional welfare system that penalizes them for simply being poor Read more



Malone Mullin

“The early results showed many participants were re-engaging in the community after years of deep poverty. Their futures are now uncertain.” Read more



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Decades of austerity have eroded social assistance in the province to the point where people are unable to feed themselves. Now the Wynne government is taking poverty reduction cues from the International Monetary Fund Read more

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Coming to an Ontario city near you: cheques for every resident as part of a "mincome" experiment to reduce income inequality Read more

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