OWN’s Forum on Basic Income featured guest appearance by Guy Caron (MP and NDP leadership candidate)

Ottawa West-Nepean NDP hosted a Forum on Basic Income on April 10, open to all Ottawa area NDP members. Many interested citizens came out, from as far away as Kingston, Ontario.

Forum on Basic Income emcee and panel

Jamie Masse, Daniel Blaikie, Chandra Pasma and Guy Caron

The forum was emceed by Jamie Masse, and included a panel of experts on the subject:

Unfortunately Angella MacEwen in the end could not be with us in person, but did create a video presentation on Basic Income. However, we were fortunate to also have Guy Caron (MP for Rimouski-Neigette—Témiscouata—Les Basques and NDP leadership candidate) as a guest speaker. Guy has made Basic Income a Priority in his bid to be our next NDP Leader. This consequently was a subject on which he had much to say.

After some very informative presentations on Basic Income from our panellists and guest speaker, the floor was opened for questions and comments from the attendees. It proved to be an interesting evening for all who could attend.

 

 

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