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Canada: Bruce Stewart, “Canadian Senator Hugh Segal and his guaranteed income plan”

Hugh Segal

Hugh Segal

[Craig Axford]

This article discusses Conservative Canadian Senator Hugh Segal who continues to advocate for a basic income guarantee.  According to Senator Segal an income floor would encourage more entrepreneurship, enhance consumer spending, and provide a top up for low paying service jobs that are increasingly a barrier preventing many Canadians from joining the middle class.

Bruce Stewart, “Canadian Senator Hugh Segal and his guaranteed income plan”, Beacon News, October 7, 2013.

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