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The need for income security among middle-class Canadians is accelerating as the labour market changes.
The need for income security among middle-class Canadians is accelerating as the labour market changes.

Why a Canadian basic income is inevitable

By Evelyn Forget Contributor EvidenceNetwork.ca
October 16, 2018 - 9:27am

In Canadian policy circles, basic income has come to mean a stipend paid to families or individuals without the many conditions and rules that govern existing income assistance programs. The amount received is gradually reduced as income from other sources increases.

Publicly funding comprehensive treatment for depression is cost-effective
Publicly funding comprehensive treatment for depression is cost-effective

Mental health therapies should be fully funded by medicare

By Helen-Maria Vasiliadis - Contributor - EvidenceNetwork.ca
October 12, 2018 - 1:58pm

Headlines tell us in detail about the mental health struggles of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain before their deaths by suicide. But what too often goes untold are the stories of thousands of people who die by suicide every year in Canada – our friends, relatives, colleagues and neighbours.

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