Last updated: February 19, 2022
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- Technology has contributed to job displacement and wage stagnation over the last 40 years.
- Nearly HALF of Canadian jobs are at high risk of automation in the coming years.
- Basic income increases entrepreneurship and gives everyone the ability to take risks.
- Basic income significantly improves health & educational outcomes.
- Basic income encourages work and ends the poverty trap of current social assistance programs.
- Basic income has broad public support across the political spectrum.
- Basic income can grow Canada's economy more than it costs — while ending poverty.
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Canadian Basic Income Factsheet 2021