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Doreen Nicoll | 2019 is a new year full of hope and promise. It's time to share those gifts by implementing a basic income.
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Lynne Fernandez | The living wage is one of the most powerful tools available to address this troubling state of poverty amid plenty in Manitoba. It ensures that families who are working hard get what they deserve.
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Meagan Gillmore | Anti-poverty activists are calling Ontario's announcement of a basic income pilot project for low-income adults a positive first step, but say more must be done to help people living in poverty.
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Meagan Gillmore | Labour leaders in Ontario are criticizing the provincial government's plans to pilot a guaranteed basic income, saying it doesn't address a broken social assistance system and precarious job market.
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Jessica Sikora, John Clarke, Avi Lewis, Guy Caron and Josephine Grey
Victoria Fenner | Will a guaranteed basic income release people from the poverty trap or keep them in it? A spirited debate exploring the issues from both sides and all points between.
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Basic income performance - Bern, Switzerland 2013
Redeye Collective | Basic income is in the news right now, with governments from Alberta to Quebec in support of the idea. Economist David Macdonald says it's critical to pick the right model to actually reduce poverty.
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Redeye Collective | 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.
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Kelly Hodgins | Eat, think and vote for a viable farming community. We cannot afford to see a nation of empty fields and collapsed fences while remaining complacent with four million hungry bellies.
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Jesse Bauman | Poverty is expensive. Decent work saves us all money and promotes dignity.
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Jesse Bauman | People living on a low income need more money, but cash transfers aren't a silver bullet.
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Jesse Bauman | People living on a low income need more money, but cash transfers aren't a silver bullet.
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Rob Rainer
Face2Face | Listen in as Rob gets political, talks about social justice and why dealing with poverty matters.