Bill S-233 2nd Reading – Senator Colin Deacon | Basic Income

Canada needs a Basic Income that is accessible to anyone living in poverty. No strings attached. No other eligibility requirements.

Thank you Senator Deacon for fighting for economic freedom in Canada. #S233

Read more and tell your Senators to support Bill S-233: https://www.ubiworks.ca/guaranteed-li…

0:00 – Intro
0:44 – Why studying S-233 is so important
2:46 – Progressive Conservative Leader Robert Stanfield supported Basic Income in 1969 [ Four Stories that shaped Sen. Deacon’s support for S-233 ]
5:04 – Story 1 | Senior poverty and the creation of GIS
6:50 – Story 2 | Success of the Manitoba’s Mincome Experiment
7:55 – Story 3 | Housing First in Medicine Hat, AB — first community in Canada to end chronic homelessness
9:07 – Story 4 | Ontario Basic Income Pilot, quoting former Senator Hugh Segal
10:05 – Closing Remarks

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