Edition #73 –Evelyn Forget: Canada Needs a Basic Income Strategy

Dr. Evelyn Forget is a health economist whose research investigates basic income and the best ways to ensure that everyone has access to the resources they need to live full and healthy lives. She is a professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences at the University of Manitoba and Academic Director of the Manitoba Research Data Centre. Her current research focuses on the health and social consequences of antipoverty interventions and the cost-effectiveness of healthcare interventions; she explores the implications of these ideas for eradicating poverty in her 2018 book Basic Income for Canadians. This interview was recorded on November 28 before her presentation in Peterborough.

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