Unconditional basic income is a bad idea

Such a program would weaken the incentives to work for lower-income Canadians and people not strongly tied to the labour force

Unconditional basic income is a bad idea
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Such a program would weaken the incentives to work for lower-income Canadians and people not strongly tied to the labour force

Canada can work for everyone, if we all work together

Although a growing number of aboriginal people are productive members of the workforce, far too many rely on the government for support. That must change

Canada can work for everyone, if we all work together
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Although a growing number of aboriginal people are productive members of the workforce, far too many rely on the government for support. That must change

Tear down the ‘welfare wall’ for persons with disabilities

A federal disability benefit could be modelled on the GIS for seniors. We should dismantle welfare and replace it with more adequate, dignified income supports

Tear down the ‘welfare wall’ for persons with disabilities
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A federal disability benefit could be modelled on the GIS for seniors. We should dismantle welfare and replace it with more adequate, dignified income supports

The unsteady foundation of basic income proposals

Many people, especially seniors, could see a drop in their incomes under a guaranteed annual income

The unsteady foundation of basic income proposals
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KUNIN: Many people, especially seniors, could see a drop in their incomes under a guaranteed annual income

Too many negatives on negative income tax

A minimum income program or negative income tax sounds good, but the numbers do not work

Too many negatives on negative income tax
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KUNIN: A minimum income program or negative income tax sounds good, but the numbers do not work

Woman claims “right” to live off taxpayer dime

Jennifer Tanudjaja believes the taxpayer should be on the hook for her bad life choices

Woman claims “right” to live off taxpayer dime
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SELICK: Jennifer Tanudjaja believes the taxpayer should be on the hook for her bad life choices