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CANADA: Pirate Party of Canada Makes Basic Income a Major Part of their Platform

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The Pirate Party of Canada has explicitly made a basic income guarantee one of four key components of their platform. As a national election is upcoming, the party has publicized several of their key issues and has made both a video and an infographic describing the benefits of a basic income in Canada and how it is attainable without raising taxes.


For more information on their platform and the benefits of basic income in Canada, see: their video here and their infographic here. You can learn more about the Pirate Party on their website at

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