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WEBINAR | How Basic Income Can Drive Economic Recovery, Jobs, and Poverty Reduction

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A new report, Potential Economic Impacts and Reach of Basic Income Programs, finds that Basic Income could be both a wide-reaching poverty reduction strategy as well as a new framework for economic prosperity for Canadians living and working in a rapidly changing context.

This webinar features a discussion on how a national Basic Income could be a sustainable investment that lifts 3.2 Million Canadians out of poverty, increases disposable income for lower-wage workers, creates new jobs, and adds to businesses’ bottom line. Economist, Brett House, and Basic Income advocate, Floyd Marinescu join CANCEA’s CEO, Paul Smetanin, to explore the study that his company undertook in 2020.

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Vibrant Communities Canada supports cities and local leaders to develop and implement large-scale change initiatives through three learning networks: Cities Reducing Poverty, Cities Deepening Community and Communities Building Youth Futures. Our belief is that when we are effective in strengthening community capacity to engage citizens, lead collaboratively, deepen community and reduce poverty, our work contributes to the building of peace and more equitable society.

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