Episode 9:
Conservative Thinker Ken Boessenkool Talks Crisis Basic Income and Alberta Oil

Ken Boessenkool, a native of Alberta, was once described as “an election strategist and policy chef who lurks around conservative parties everywhere in Canada.” True to form, Ken recently came up with the idea of a Crisis Basic Income – a temporary universal basic income that could be taxed back from wealthier people next year – to respond to COVID-19. On this episode, we discuss that idea in-depth as well as what negative oil prices may mean for Alberta’s COVID-19 recovery efforts.

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