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Canada Bill Kelly: Is Canada ready for a basic income program?

14:32  18 september  2020
14:32  18 september  2020 Source:   globalnews.ca

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The concept of a basic income is not some crazy, left-wing idea, as some critics have characterized it, says Bill Kelly . Speculation has it that the idea of a basic income program is on the table and being seriously considered as the Trudeau government puts the finishing touches on the upcoming

Bill Kelly has a solid background in media. He has over 40 years of broadcast experience including hosted a daily, nationally broadcast, interactive political talk show for five years on CHTV, worked as a host on CHML from 1988-1997 and was Bill Kelly : Is Canada ready for a basic income program ?

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Speculation has it that the idea of a basic income program is on the table and being seriously considered as the Trudeau government puts the finishing touches on the upcoming speech from the throne.

You may recall that the Wynne government instituted a basic income pilot project in a handful of Ontario cities, including Hamilton, and early indications seemed to indicate that the program was having a positive impact on low-income earners.

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Bill Kelly : Is Canada ready for a basic income program ? The concept of a basic income is not some crazy, left-wing idea, as some critics have characterized it, says Bill Kelly .

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Doug Ford promised to continue the pilot project if he formed government, but he reneged on that promise and the program died.

Too bad, because the concept of a basic income is not some crazy, left-wing idea, as some critics have characterized it.

It was actually championed by longtime Conservative strategist and former senator Hugh Segal as a way to give low-income and challenged Canadians an opportunity to better their situation, and with an economy devastated by the COVID-19 pandemic and millions of Canadians in a much more precarious situation than they were a year ago, maybe it's time to consider a basic income program.

The concept is likely to gain support from the NDP, but would the Conservatives support such a plan?

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Older Canadians in the "boomer" category, people over the age of 55, were less supportive at 40 per cent approval. Gen Xers, people between the ages of 39 and 54, were more evenly split, with 47 per cent supportive of the idea. Bill Kelly : Is Canada ready for a basic income program ?

Amid wide unemployment during Covid-19, basic income schemes have gained fresh relevance. A successful Canadian scheme that 's over four decades Once it was implemented in the area, it had real results: over the four years that the program ended up running in the 1970s, an average family in

Former prime minister Brian Mulroney recently cautioned his Conservative Party that, if they ever wanted to form government, they had to stop proposing meaningless tax credits to financially challenged Canadians and offer real help.

We may soon find out if they heed that message.

Bill Kelly is the host of the Bill Kelly Show on Global News Radio 900 CHML.

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