no strings attached
"They are using it for literal necessities.″
Since the government won't study the effects of the pilot, one advocacy group stepped up.
The biggest impacts were on participants' health and stress levels.
A newly released survey shows who signed up for Ontario's pilot program.
They call themselves Disrupt, and they’re ready for change.
Jessie Golem has taken dozens of portraits of participants enrolled in Ontario's basic income pilot project, which was scrapped early by Premier Doug Ford's government.
"We need to have this conversation ... in a way that's civil and informed."
The business leaders are calling on the government to walk back its cancellation of the program.
Will giving people unconditional cash convince them to quit school? Research suggests exactly the opposite.
Ontario's new PC government plans to shut the program down early.