As the cost of living continues to climb in households right across Prince Edward Island, there have been renewed calls for governments to implement basic income guarantee programs.
Earlier this year, Social Development and Seniors Minister Barb Ramsay said her government is still committed to implementing a basic income and is working to bring in a program within the next four years — something the province will need federal support to accomplish.
But in the meantime, P.E.I. has been quietly operating its own targeted basic income pilot program.
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