Things are going to slide, slide in all directions, Won’t be nothing, Nothing you can measure anymore…
— Leonard Cohen, The Future
It has been a challenging time, filled with community outrage, political deception, and collective anxiety, here in Kawartha Lakes.
The cancellation of the Ontario Basic Income Pilot was not only a broken promise, it was colossally stupid. As a society we had a chance to try something new to deal with poverty and the changing employment landscape.