News: Federal NDP leader supports P.E.I basic income pilot

“Federal New Democratic Party leader Jagmeet Singh is the first federal party leader to support calls for implementing a basic income guarantee pilot program in P.E.I.

In an interview with The Guardian on Monday, Singh said his party campaigned on implementing a national basic income pilot project and said he would support such a pilot on P.E.I.

Singh’s statements on the subject followed a report by all-party special standing committee on poverty, which called for implementing a full basic income guarantee (BIG) on P.E.I.”

Read more here: https://www.saltwire.com/newfoundland-labrador/news/canada/federal-ndp-leader-supports-pei-basic-income-pilot-533593/

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