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 […]
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 […]
Is a Means-Tested but Expansive Basic Income the middle ground we’ve been looking for?
Basic Income is not a radical idea. However with a proper look at the numbers as per the PBO version, it can be certain to lift the lowest in the poverty spectrum. Each year that Provincial Governments stall on raising rates to inflation have a consistent cumlative effect on them. Imagine keeping the same job, […]