Health professionals across Canada have joined the Basic Income Canada Youth Network and the Canadian Council of Young Feminists by calling on Justin Trudeau and Cabinet to implement a basic income.
"It has been said many times—we are living in an unprecedented moment in history. The COVID19 pandemic has brought untold challenges to Canada and to the world. However, the pandemic has also shone a spotlight on the intransigent social and economic inequities, namely poverty, that existed long before the current crisis, as well as the deep fissures in Canada’s social safety net which has been unable to redress poverty. "
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