The time has never been better for universal basic income

Alberni Valley News

The provincial election is over and it is now time to look ahead to how this strong NDP majority can truly do the most good for all British Columbians no matter their station or political persuasion.

How do they, and all levels of government, deal with the pandemic, housing, opioid and climate crisis, and a contorted and weak economy and labour market?

We need to pull together. We need a Guaranteed Liveable Universal Basic Income. 

This policy has cross-party support at the federal and provincial levels as well as in local government. It has been studied for decades and always shown to be successful.

What we have not had, is the will to do it. COVID-19 has provided that.

There can be no more cracks. No more people falling through the gaps.

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