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CANADA: Poverty Free Saskatchewan

Saskatchewan is one of few provinces in Canada that does not have a formally adopted and detailed plan to tackle poverty.  During the International Week for the Elimination of Poverty (17 – 23 October) a new network called Poverty Free Saskatchewan released a discussion paper calling upon the provincial government to develop such a plan, in collaboration with people living

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CANADA: Yukon government urged to implement a basic income

The leader of the New Democratic Party (NDP) in Yukon (one of Canada’s three Federal territories), Steve Cardiff, has put forward a notice of motion for the Yukon Government to introduce a Guaranteed Minimum Annual Income Allowance. According to the official report from Yukon’s legislative assembly, he urged “the Yukon government to implement a guaranteed minimum annual income allowance for

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