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Sat Sep 12, 2020, 11:35 PM

Guaranteed basic income tops policy priorities for Liberal caucus at upcoming convention

The Canadian Press Posted: Sep 12, 2020 11:15 AM ET

A guaranteed basic income for all Canadians has emerged as the top policy choice of Liberal MPs, just as the Trudeau government is crafting its plan to help people weather the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and rebuild the ravaged economy.

The Liberal caucus is calling on the government to adopt the idea in a priority policy resolution for consideration at the party's upcoming national convention.

And MPs consider it so important that they've designated it their top resolution, guaranteeing that it will go directly to the Nov. 12-15 convention for debate and a vote.

It is among more than 50 priority resolutions from the governing party's provincial and territorial organizations and its various commissions that will be the subject, starting Saturday, of a two-week online discussion among registered Liberals.

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https://www.cbc.ca/news/politics/guaranteed-basic-income-priorities-liberals-1.5721943

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inanna Sep 2020 OP
I_UndergroundPanther Sep 2020 #1
MichMan Sep 2020 #2

Response to inanna (Original post)

Sat Sep 12, 2020, 11:37 PM

1. If Canada can do it

Why can't we??

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Response to I_UndergroundPanther (Reply #1)

Sun Sep 13, 2020, 08:29 AM

2. Well Canada hasn't done anything yet, it is a policy platform

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