The Green Party of Manitoba laid out specifics on Sunday of one of the party’s main platforms: the proposal for Basic Income and more progressive tax system.
“Dealing with poverty and inequality is not only the right thing to do morally, it is also the smart thing to do economically for taxpayers,” said Green Party of Manitoba leader James Beddome in a press release, outlining the details of the Greens tax reform proposal which includes a fee on pollution and a basic income for Manitobans.Read more
By Lorna Turnbull for The Winnipeg Free Press
‘We are a ‘have’ province," Brian Pallister proclaimed in his victory speech April 19, "(and) we will build a better future for all Manitobans."
On Monday, the premier set the tone for the future of Manitoba with his throne speech mapping out the new government’s agenda.
A few weeks from now, the Conservatives’ first budget will let us see if they will put our money where their mouth is.Read more