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No policy of the newly elected provincial government in Ontario has sparked more controversy than the proposed cancellation of the basic income pilot. We propose a way forward.

by Dionne Pohler

The basic income pilot in Ontario was unlikely to tell us anything we don't already know. Basic income supporters should change their focus from re-instating the pilot to developing and promoting options for a phased implementation. The most important thing to focus on in the short-term is that participants are treated ethically as the project winds down.

by Dionne Pohler

Should the Human Resources Professionals Association in Ontario have left the national HR association? Find this opinion article here.

by Dionne Pohler

The Filene Research Institute and the Canadian Credit Union Association commissioned me to write a report examining the characteristics of the well-governed credit union and exploring the values and risks associated with co-operative governance models. I summarize some of the key insights in a blog posted at Contemplating Co-ops.

by Dionne Pohler

Canada’s credit unions need to find a way to work together to survive, which can only happen if they are able to build the trust and legitimacy necessary to redesign how they interact with each other and make decisions at the system level. Credit unions that think they can make it on their own do so not only at their own peril, but at the peril of the system as a whole. Find this blog post at Contemplating Co-ops.

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The credit union system in Canada is at a crossroads. Find this blog post at Contemplating Co-ops.

by Dionne Pohler

Controversy over board governance at the University of Saskatchewan could be mitigated by following these principles when selecting board members. Find this opinion editorial here.

by Dionne Pohler

Credit unions should be able to use the words "bank" and "banking" without fear of reprisal from Canada's national financial regulator. Find this blog post at Contemplating Co-ops.

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Credit unions need to design their compensation systems very carefully to avoid negative consequences for their members. Find this blog post at Contemplating Co-ops.

by Dionne Pohler

What should Saskatchewan people expect from the government? Find this opinion editorial here.