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Bonnie Crombie promises to bring back basic Income pilot program – Thorold Today

The policy planks come two weeks before Liberal members vote for the new leader

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article originally appeared on The Trillium, a new Village Media website devoted exclusively to covering provincial politics at Queen’s Park.

Ontario Liberal leadership candidate Bonnie Crombie’s economic plan includes reviving the previous Liberal government’s basic income pilot program and gender pay gap law.

The Trillium obtained an advanced copy of her plan.

“I often ask people as I’m travelling around the province if they feel better off after five years living under Doug Ford and the Conservatives. From Kenora to Kanata, Timmins to Toronto, the resounding answer is ‘no’,” says Crombie in a press release that accompanies it. “Rather than a comprehensive, evidence-based, long-term plan to bolster our industries and support small business, Doug Ford and the Conservatives rely on piecemeal strategies and federal subsidies.”

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