Even the Canadian government’s power is limited. No government, no matter how creative and caring its policies, can stop the progress of globalization and automation. What’s needed is for them all, federal, provincial and municipal, to take a clear-eyed look at the impact of those forces in order to find ways to buffer us against the damage they will continue to inflict.
Moreover, basic income will not reduce the number of people who are willing to work. The total number of unemployed people in the country is on the rise. People are also ready to work without being paid just for the sake of earning an experience in the hopes of getting a better job. The unpaid internship programmes conducted by several organizations is also a kind of example that can be used to illustrate this. Thus, setting a basic income will definitely not hollow out the labor force, rather will only motivate people to work.
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