Just months ago, the idea of a guaranteed basic income wasn’t on the mainstream political radar in Canada. Now, the federal Liberal Party could make it a top policy priority for their November convention. The concept is gaining ground, but it remains highly controversial — on both sides of the political spectrum.
Today, freelance journalist Max Fawcett joins us for a primer on UBI.
This episode is the first in our ongoing series Year K, about whether the economic recovery from COVID-19 will make Canada more - or less - equal.