Posts by Joseph Vander Meer:

GLBI formula from Ontario Liberals shows a 12% increase from 2018 to 2022 in rates due to inflation

In 2018 the GLBI formula estimated that a Single Individual could receive up to $16,989 a year. For a Household it was $24,027. In 2020 the GLBI formula estimated that a Single Individual could receive up to $18,329 a year. For a Household it was $24,922. In 2022 the GLBI formula estimated that a Single […]

Majority of Canadian Senate now in Support of Guaranteed Livable Basic Income thanks to Senator Kim Pate’s Ambition

It’s 2022, Two Years since the Pandemic started to affect Canadians from sea to sea to sea. This has been a rough and troubling time, and for the first time in what seems like years, there is some good progress being made in the drive towards a national Guaranteed Livable Basic Income. Today, Senator Kim […]

OPINION: Ontario saves $21 Billion since 2018 avoiding Basic Income for OW and ODSP Recipients.

The results are startling… We’re going to compare Ontario Works and Ontario Disability Support Program based on their statistics keeping it at maximum Shelter and Basic Needs allowances versus a Basic Income at 75% of the poverty level. For this comparison we are going to use any scenario of Basic Income by the PBO as […]