Should they be elected in 2022, Ontario Liberals say they will restart the basic income pilot project that the current government cancelled in 2018.
“An @OntLiberal government will reinstate the basic income pilot project that was cancelled by Doug Ford,” tweeted Steven Del Duca, leader of the Ontario Liberal Party, after the annual general meeting.
In 2017, the government was working on introducing the pilot for a payment program for eligible families or individuals that ensures a minimum income level. Ontario garnered feedback from some 34,000 residents and companies about the project. It also consulted with First Nations urban Indigenous, Métis and Inuit communities.
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