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Provincial adviser proposes basic income of least $1,320

Hugh Segal, Ontario’s special adviser on basic income, wants province to test the merits of boosting incomes for the working poor and replacing social assistance with no-strings attached payments. By Laurie Monsebraaten Social justice reporter Thu., Nov. 3, 2016 It has been hailed as the magic bullet to end poverty and denounced as a Trojan […]

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An Ontario free of poverty will be reflected in healthy, inclusive communities with a place of dignity for everyone and the essential conditions of well-being for all. The mission of Poverty Free Ontario is to eliminate divided communities in which large numbers of adults and children live in chronic states of material hardship, poor health and social exclusion.
Poverty Free Ontario is an initiative of the Social Planning Network of Ontario.

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