VisionTV has a new documentary called “Blasphemy.” And if you think it’s an outdated concept, you’d be mistaken. Blasphemy laws are still on the books in about a quarter of the world’s countries with devastating results. And not all blasphemy relates to conventional religion. Libby talked with filmmaker Martin Himel.
The idea has been around for decades and it spawned two major experiments over the years. Now there is speculation that a guaranteed basic minimum income is on the Liberal government’s agenda amid reports that it was a major topic at this week’s cabinet retreat. Sheila Regehr is chairperson of the Basic Income Canada Network.