RESOURCES

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Testimonies

 

CTV News

Aug. 6, 2020 | Do our lives count for less? COVID-19 exposes cracks in disability aid

Toronto City News

Sept. 2, 2020 |ODSP recipients calling for help, exploring assisted dying

CBC Arts News

April 3, 2020 | Cancellations, unpaid bills, eviction threats: Being an artist right now

Basic Income Canada Network

June 29, 2020 | COVID-19 stories report, showing urgent need for basic income

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Articles

The Case for Basic Income: Freedom, Security, Justice

May 7, 2021 | The Tyee's book review

Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

Sept. 28, 2020 | 1.8 million Canadians better off with a higher EI and CRB floor

Sept. 15, 2020 | 2.7 million Canadians will be worse off when CERB ends

April 28, 2020 | 1.4 million jobless Canadians getting no income support in April

Maytree

Sept. 25, 2020 | Rights-based social policy: Does our post-pandemic future need it?

Tamarak Institute

Aug. 31, 2020 | Five good ideas for income supports in a post-CERB Canada

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Basic Income Organizations

Coalition Canada Basic Income

A cross-country alliance of basic income advocacy groups and networks.

Ontario Basic Income Network

Case for Basic Income Series - Women, Arts, Small Business, Health, Food Insecurity

Revenu de base Québec

L’organisation et la participations à des événements sur le revenu de base, la lutte contre la pauvreté ou encore le financement de l’aide sociale.

Basic Income Canada Network

A voluntary, non-profit, non-partisan organization that originated in 2008.

Basic Income Canada Youth Network

Established in 2020, a group of engaged young people under 35 who are passionate about basic income.

UBI Works

A non-profit on a mission to make Universal Basic Income a reality for all.

Basic Income Earth Network

Founded in 1986, the Basic Income European Network (BIEN) was established to serve as a link between all groups interested in Basic Income to foster informed discussion on this topic throughout the world. In 2006, BIEN became the Basic Income Earth Network.

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Social Justice Organizations

Southern Chiefs' Organization

Representing 34 southern First Nation communities in Manitoba.

Migrant Workers Alliance for Change

Canada’s largest coalition of self-organized groups of migrant workers.

Citizens for Public Justice

A national organization of members who are inspired by faith to act for social and environmental justice.

Black Lives Matter Canada

A platform to dismantle all forms of anti-Black racism, liberate Blackness, support Black healing, affirm Black existence, and create freedom to love and self-determine. 

Asian Women for Equality

A grassroots feminist group.

Disability Justice Network

Creating a world where people with disabilities are free to be.

Hamilton Roundtable for Poverty Reduction

We work on policy and systems-level change to achieve long-term solutions to poverty.

 

Canadian Labour Congress

The largest labour organization in Canada representing more than 3 million workers.

The Ontario Dietitians in Public Health

No Money for Food is … Cent$less is a campaign to find solutions that will help everyone to buy enough food to feed themselves and their families.