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Basic Income – Not Just About Giving Money

One of the issues with a Basic Income trial, like the one Ontario is going to run, is it doesn’t address the other side of the coin: how do we pay for this program? Basic Income is expensive, but many supporters on both sides of the political spectrum are interested in Basic Income because it…

“Basic Income” Trial Ontario

So, Wynn’s government has released some details on what their “basic income” pilot is going to look like, and I’m very unhappy with how it has been set-up. I feel like they didn’t take the time to read up on what basic income is supposed to be and how it is supposed to work. It…

My Christmas Letter 2016

Well, despite telling myself last year that I wasn’t going to move again in the winter, Annie and I moved again, but I’m getting ahead of myself… In January, I started a new job as Director of Technology at Fortrus Financial. The goal was to help modernize a quasi-financial business in terms of technology and…

Higher Minimum Wage is Not the Answer

In a world where automated technology is quickly becoming a realistic replacement to people, a higher minimum wage may only quicken job loss in a system not ready to help those affected. I know this might seem like an unpopular opinion, and I might be naive in my understanding of how the world works, but…

The Loss of Anika

So much loss. Not even a year ago I had to write a post entitled The Loss of Lily, and now I’m back memorializing Anika. Unlike that time, I’ve been sharing my joy and trepidation about the pregnancy on this blog, hoping that it wouldn’t turn out like before. On September 15th, I had to…

Baby B’s Gender Reveal

Annie and I decided to get additional genetic testing for Baby B, and it included the option to find out the gender of our baby. I’ve known for a week now, while Annie and our families found out last night.