Re-Stitching the Social Safety Net

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Canada’s social safety net programming and infrastructure are being stressed as the federal government intervenes with emergency measures to ease the immediate pain of the pandemic for citizens. Should COVID19 force a rethink of the current social safety net?

Listen to a conversation between former Senator Hugh Segal, current Matthews Fellow in Global Public Policy at Queen’s University, and Helaina Gaspard, Director of Governance and Institutions at the Institute of Fiscal Studies and Democracy at the University of Ottawa