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Seattle gave low-income residents $500 a month no strings attached. Employment rates nearly doubled.

Business Insider A Seattle-area guaranteed basic income pilot gave low-income residents $500 a month to help reduce poverty. Employment in the group nearly doubled, and numerous unhoused residents secured housing. The Workforce Development Council of…

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Basic income recipient says Ontario should fight poverty, not the class action she’s part of

CBC News Jessie Golem has spent much of the last six years sharing the stories of participants in Ontario's basic income pilot program. A former participant herself, the Hamilton photographer…

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Court orders more than $300,000 in legal expenses to be paid in basic income class action lawsuit

Roderick Benns The Lindsay Advocate has learned that a “significant development” has occurred in the basic income class action lawsuit against the Ontario Conservative government. According to Angela Waz, from Crestview Strategy,…

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‘Together we can end poverty’: United Way report calls for higher minimum wage and guaranteed basic income

Peterborough Examiner Income and social assistance rates are insufficient as the gap between these and the cost of living rises each year, according to a new United Way report. On…

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