Feds should implement pilot project on guaranteed income

A basic income is a simpler, more transparent administrative approach to fighting poverty than currently exists, and it would extend benefits to those not covered by social assistance programs, such as the working poor.

Liberal Senator Art Eggleton looks over one of the 4,000 postcards being presented to the All-Party Anti-Poverty caucus by the Dignity for All campaign on Parliament Hill on May 6, 2015. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

By ART EGGLETON

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, March 1, 2016 12:00 AM

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