Cashlees society: low income Canadians are left behind

An increasingly cashless society threatens to leave low-income Canadians who lack access to the technology behind. BNN Bloomberg looks at the challenges with John Stapleton, innovation fellow at the Metcalf Foundation.

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The cashless society from an ethical point of view

The debate about the move towards a cashless society has been at the center of the scene for several years, now. Various angles have been taken by economists, politicians, banking institutions and sociologists. Beyond the technicalities of the debate, lies the question of freedom, of inter-citizen solidarity and of governmental responsibility. The debate cannot remain in the hands of financial specialists, it is first and foremost an ethical, political and societal issue.

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