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A Basic Income for Ending Poverty

Posted by Natasha Pei on May 19, 2021

Basic Income cash transfers are a well-evidenced high-impact strategy for widespread poverty reduction in Canada.

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"Recovery UBI" a Basic Income Proposal to Spur Economic Recovery

Posted by UBI Works on August 14, 2020

UBI Works, an organization representing over 40,000 basic income advocates, has launched their proposal for a national basic income, Recovery UBI. Their plan bridges the gap between current pandemic supports and an eventual long-term basic income that would address the inadequacies in Canada’s current social safety net. It would provide all Canadian adults (no matter their income or existing supports) with $500/month and further establish a guaranteed minimum income to address the persistent poverty currently trapping so many Canadians.

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Basic Income in Canada: What We’ve Learned So Far

Posted by Natasha Pei on August 5, 2020

Basic Income Canada Network (BCIN) defines Basic Income as:

“A Basic Income Guarantee ensures that everyone has an income sufficient to meet basic needs and live with dignity, regardless of work status”

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