Niagara Poverty Reduction Network Urges Councillors to Approve Motion
“As we know from the Basic Income Pilot experiment in Hamilton, basic income measures have a significant, positive impact on the health and overall dignity of recipients, especially when implemented alongside other programs and policies that create a stronger social safety net.” – from a letter the Network has sent to all members of Niagara Regional Council
Motion to be Introduced this Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 1 P.M. Meeting of Niagara Region’s Public Health and Social Services Committee
News from the Niagara Poverty Reduction Network (NPRN)
Posted July 12th, 2020 on Niagara At Large
NPRN Supports Basic Income Policy
NPRN is pleased to announce that the following letter to Niagara Regional Council, regarding Council support for a Basic Income policy, will be included as an official correspondence item on the agenda of the next meeting of Regional Council’s Public Health and Social Services Committee, July 14, 2020.
The letter has also been sent to each member of Regional Council.
Here is the Full Text of the Network’s Letter from NPRN Chair Aidan Johnston to Niagara Reginoal Councillors –
To the members of Niagara Regional Council Public Health and Social Services Committee:
I am writing on behalf of our Niagara Poverty Reduction Network (NPRN), in support of the motion prepared by Councillor Laura Ip for the Public Health and Social Services Committee meeting of July 14, 2020. Continue reading