Basic Income Guarantee Pilot Project

On January 12th, 2017, RCHS hosted a community consultation to obtain feedback from community members on the Basic Income Guarantee Pilot project. Approximately 250 community members joined representatives from RCHS, Lanark, Leeds and Grenville Health Unit and Mayor Pankow to share their perspectives on this pilot. During this consultation, there was a request that the discussion documents, consultation documents and PowerPoint slides be shared. Please see links below.  If you have any questions please send email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

326B SF BI Pilot Community Consultation_final.pdf (PowerPoint Slides)

Basic Income Consultation Guide.pdf

Hugh Segal Basic Income Discussion Paper.pdf

Hugh Segal Basic Income Discussion Paper Summary.pdf

 NEW!  The results of the meeting have been transcribed:

Consultation Results January 12th, 2017


Ontario Releases Basic Income Pilot Project Consultation Report:

Ontario's Basic Income Pilot Project Consultation Report

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Rideau Community Health Services
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General Resources

  1. Public Health Agency of Canada
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  3. National Eating Disorder Information Centre
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  3. Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation Canada



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