Canada’s universal basic income experiment

The World

The Canadian province of Ontario ran a pilot program for universal basic income, where the government gave a small number of low-income residents fixed payments with no strings attached. The program was canceled prematurely. Canadian economists have released a report about its impact. Host Marco Werman speaks to Wayne Lewchuk, an economics professor at McMaster University.

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