Where do the parties stand on basic income? | Ask CBC News


With the success of CERB, there’s been a lot of buzz about whether Canada should introduce a national basic-income program. But experts — and parties — are divided on whether that’s the best way to address the needs of Canadians living below the poverty line.

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00:00:00 Where do the parties stand on basic income?
00:29 What is basic income?
0:41 Universal basic income
0:59 Guaranteed basic income
1:30 History of basic income in Canada
2:39 Why economists are divided about basic income
3:42 Where the parties stand on basic income

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