Basic Income

Basic Income – No strings attached payment. Magic Bullet or Trojan Horse ?

Provincial adviser proposes basic income of at least $1,320 Ontario spends about $9 billion a year on social assistance, excluding costs to the health care, education and legal systems produced by the effects of poverty, Segal notes   Hugh Segal, Ontario’s special adviser on basic income, wants province to test the merits of boosting incomes for the working poor and …

Ontario Energy – Windstream’s Woes + Emergency Purchase from Quebec

Ontario Energy “The Liberals have two choices — build the project and pay out $5.2 billion or enter into settlement negotiations to try to convince Windstream to take less. Either way, Ontario is on the hook for billions,” https://www.thestar.com/news/queenspark/2016/10/20/windstream-pushes-to-finish-stalled-wind-farm-in-ontario.html Windstream pushes to finish stalled wind farm in Ontario Last month, the Liberal government cancelled plans for another $3.8 billion in …