The prime minister said in December that basic income was something he didn’t see a path to move forward on at the time.
How a basic income is funded could make a big difference in how well it works.
The prime minister was asked to share his two cents about universal basic income.
Justin Trudeau said the government is watching to see how things play out before deciding on its next move.
Canada has been talking about basic income for nearly 50 years.
The resolution will go directly to the Nov. 12-15 convention for debate and a vote.
The parliamentary budget officer looked at the cost of a six-month basic income.
Canada's welfare state flourished after the Second World War and could again from the pandemic.
Basic income advocates have been calling on the government to make the CERB universal.
The Trudeau government has been pushed to bring in universal basic income amid the coronavirus pandemic.
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