Implementing a basic income in Canada to improve health and reduce poverty

A version of this podcast appeared in Basic Income Earth Network and the Huffington Post

Implementing a basic income in Canada to improve health and reduce poverty, with Dr Evelyn Forget and Dr Danielle MartinOffering a guaranteed annual income to reduce poverty and improve health is not a new idea in Canada, but it is once again on the political radar.

Dr. Evelyn Forget and Dr. Danielle Martin explain why Canada should consider implementing a basic income.

 

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Professor Evelyn Forget is a health economist at the University of Manitoba. Her re-examination of Mincome and ongoing work on Guaranteed Annual Income is supported by CIHR and SSHRC.

Danielle Martin is a family physician, Vice President at Women’s College Hospital and an advisor with EvidenceNetwork.ca

Interview by Mélanie Meloche-Holubowski, journalist intern at EvidenceNetwork.ca, and journalist with Radio-Canada.

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