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Basic Income's Lessons For Health Care's '$1,007 Sandwich'

COVID-19 is changing the conversation around basic income.

OTTAWA — Poverty has long weighed on Hugh Segal’s mind. For decades, the former senator has been a vocal champion for a guaranteed basic income to lift the country’s poorest out of the cycle of poverty. He credits his formative years, growing up in an immigrant family in Montreal’s working-class Plateau neighbourhood, for sowing the seeds of his advocacy.

https://www.huffingtonpost.ca/entry/covid-universal-basic-income_ca_5e7e6f54c5b66149226773ba

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