Social Issues

Basic income support from Lindsay employment agency, VCCS

Basic income support from Lindsay employment agency, VCCS

The leader of one of Lindsay’s key employment agencies, Carol Timlin of Victoria County Career Services (VCCS), says the basic… Continue reading “Basic income support from Lindsay employment agency, VCCS”

MPP Scott shows her support for food security, basic income

MPP Scott shows her support for food security, basic income

Member of Provincial Parliament Laurie Scott lent her support to the issue of food insecurity today, as well as Lindsay’s… Continue reading “MPP Scott shows her support for food security, basic income”

Ontario basic income booth open at Lindsay fair

Curious about basic income and whether or not you qualify? The Ontario Basic Income Pilot group will host a booth… Continue reading “Ontario basic income booth open at Lindsay fair”

Steve Paikin and The Agenda highlight Lindsay’s basic income pilot

TVO’s ‘The Agenda’ to highlight Lindsay’s basic income pilot

TVO’s flagship show, The Agenda, with host Steve Paikin, will roll into Lindsay on Tuesday to film a special episode… Continue reading “TVO’s ‘The Agenda’ to highlight Lindsay’s basic income pilot”

Hope says Lindsay residents will ‘rise up and contribute’ with basic income

Hope says Lindsay residents will ‘rise up and contribute’ with basic income

The leader of Trillium Lakelands District School Board has positioned himself squarely in favour of Lindsay’s basic income pilot, saying… Continue reading “Hope says Lindsay residents will ‘rise up and contribute’ with basic income”

Food bank use up on eve of Hunger Awareness Week

More Ontarians are accessing a food bank today than there were in 2008, and there has been a 20 per… Continue reading “Food bank use up on eve of Hunger Awareness Week”

The beer can family and the faces of poverty

From my kitchen window I could see the two girls were about four and six years old. They had just… Continue reading “The beer can family and the faces of poverty”