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Basic income class action lawsuit dismissed, appeal still possible

in Social Issues by
Tracey Mechefske, Dana Bowman (plaintiffs), with Mike Perry (lawyer), and Roderick Benns (Advocate publisher.)

A Superior Court of Justice judge has dismissed the Ontario Basic Income Pilot class action lawsuit that was initiated by four Lindsay residents.

The current Conservative government cancelled the Ontario Basic Income Pilot in one of the first policy decisions the government made when it came to office in 2018 — despite a campaign promise to let the three-year pilot play out.

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Basic income: Senator Kim Pate urges Senate to take action

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Senator Kim Pate is urging senators to take action on supporting the implementation of a basic income in Canada.

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Scott says cheaper hydro, more jobs on her short list if re-elected

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Laurie Scott says jobs are a priority for her in this election.

Local MPP and Progressive Conservative Candidate Laurie Scott says three of the most important issues she will fight for at Queen’s Park if re-elected are jobs, better health care wait times, and cheaper hydro rates.

“Too many families are struggling to make ends meet in our communities,” Scott tells The Lindsay Advocate.

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