‘Poverty is expensive’: Toronto doctor says universal basic income actually costs society less

Toronto palliative care doctor Naheed Dosani says that providing a ‘basic income’ to any Canadian who needs it addresses social inequities and reduces costs to the health care system.

The video below explains how the costs of poverty taxes individual and society at large.



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