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Apr 9, 2020
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Life as a tenant during the COVID-19 crisis

Doreen Nicoll
The Ontario government promises there will be no new evictions during the pandemic, but landlords can still make life even more uncertain and uncomfortable as tenants try to shelter in place.
Blog
Apr 9, 2020
Shoppers in the U.K. maintain social distance amid the COVID-19 pandemic. (Image: Tim Dennell/Flickr)

COVID-19 kicks over the economy

Penney Kome
The economy will have to change to accommodate contagion concerns that are likely to continue for two or three years due to uneven isolation rules.
Blog
Mar 26, 2020
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Addressing child poverty during COVID-19

Doreen Nicoll
Campaign 2000 believes it's time to think beyond standard fiscal fixes and bank bailouts. Instead, they are calling for social solidarity, government leadership, and non-partisan co-operation.
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Mar 23, 2020
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Now is not the time for universal basic income

Doreen Nicoll
The only way any recognizable form of basic income could be mobilized to respond to a virus comes if a government had already developed a workable version of BI.

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