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Business, Finance & Economics

How Canada tried to eradicate poverty with guaranteed income

For some residents of the Netherlands it will soon be money for nothing. Utrecht in the Netherlands just announced it would be experimenting with "basic income." That is, giving people on welfare a paycheck regardless of whether they get a job or not. This isn't the first experiment in handing out checks without strings. Economist Evelyn Forget studied a similar experiment in Manitoba in the 1970s.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Nova Scotia. Anchor Marco Werman speaks to a couple of Scotsmen who've been traveling through Nova Scotia recently, drumming up support for a celebration of Scottish poet Robert Burns.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The Golden Horseshoe was the place we were looking for in today's Geo Quiz. It's located in Southern Ontario -- on the western end of the Niagara Peninsula and around the westernmost part of Lake Ontario. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with reporter Ken Peters in Hamilton, Ontario, about a bid to move the NHL's Phoenix Coyotes to Hamilton.

Conflict & Justice

Cyber espionage in China

A China-based cyber-spying ring was exposed this week. It's members hacked into computers belonging to India's Defense Ministry. For the past eight months, Canadian and US computer security researchers have been shadowing the hackers online.