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Ajax mayor says basic income policy the best way to conquer poverty

A Greater Toronto Area mayor says Canada has the ability to eliminate poverty if the political will is there – and his gut tells him that a basic income guarantee is the way to do it. Ajax Mayor Steve Parish was one of 327 Canadian mayors who were invited to complete a national survey by Leaders and Legacies, in order to ... Read More »

Quebec mayor says basic income would help young adults complete their education

The mayor of Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, a city of 40,000 on the south shore of Montreal, says a basic income policy would help youth who have dropped out of high school to complete their education. Mayor Denis Lapointe, who has been a 20-year veteran of municipal politics as mayor of the city, says his municipality has a fairly significant high school dropout ... Read More »