National Newswatch

The expensive truth about a universal basic income

Sep 11 2021 — Tegan Hill and Jake Fuss — Since the beginning of the pandemic, with its lockdowns and restrictions, the idea of government providing a universal basic income has gained greater interest. Indeed, the idea surfaced (albeit briefly) in the federal election’s English-language debate Thursday night. A universal basic income (UBI) is one type of guaranteed annual income (GAI). A GAI broadly refers […]