I have been pondering the thought of guaranteed minimum income for citizens of Canada. I heard some of my friends gasp. What catalyzed this was a discussion with a single mom who was collecting ‘pogey’ and her embarrassment of being ‘on the dole’. 
There is no doubt in my mind that she needed the assistance and I am glad there is a support system there for those in need. She is just one of many.

An interesting bit of research is found here