Dec 2, 2019
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The collapse of social welfarism is lethal

Raluca Bejan
The social determinants of health are the strongest predictors of individual health and mortality. With the collapse of social welfarism, matters of life and death have been left to the market.
Mar 17, 2016

Renewed interest in idea of guaranteed annual income

For a short period of time in the 1970s, the government of Manitoba gave the people of Dauphin a guaranteed annual income. The results were remarkable. Now this idea is being talked about again.

Take the Annual Welfare Food Challenge!

Oct 16, 2013 to Oct 23, 2013
Vancouver , BC
British Columbia CA
Can you live on $610/month? If you’re on welfare, your $610 monthly cheque leaves you with a food budget of $26/week.
May 7, 2013

Proposed increase to welfare called insignificant

If the NDP is elected, they say they will increase the basic rate for single, employable people by $20. Activists say this will do nothing to address the problem of poverty in the province.
Apr 17, 2013

Guaranteed income experiment in Manitoba

In the 1970s two locations around Winnipeg were chosen for a social assistance experiment. Everyone was provided with a living income regardless of who they were for a period of four years.


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