Today I sent out letters to Minister Helena Jaczek and Minister Chris Ballard on the Ontario-wide Basic Income Pilot consultations. I was happy to participate in the Ottawa consultation at the end of January. The Basic Income Pilot idea is based on a June 2016 report by the Honourable Hugh Segal on how Ontario could design, deliver, and evaluate a basic income pilot. Please click here for more information.
The pilot is an opportunity for us to explore an innovative way to help our communities most in need. My proposal is that Ontario uses Ottawa a pilot city and I shared my thoughts with the Ministers.