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Resources on Universal Basic Income

In recognition of Universal Basic Income Week (September 14 – 20), here are some useful resources on the subject:

Backgrounders and media coverage

Ontario Basic Income Network resources
BIG or UBI for Canada?

Edmontonians rally for universal basic income at legislature

The Case for Basic Income and the Arts Public Letter
Why the Entire Art World Should Back Canadian Arts Workers’ Push for Universal Basic Income

How Universal Basic Income Will Save the Economy

Artists and Advocates Push for Universal Basic Income in Canada

Des artistes demandent à Ottawa de créer un revenu minimum garanti

Canadian artists, writers, performers call for national basic income

The Gray Market: Why the Entire Art World Should Back Canadian Arts Workers’ Push for Universal Basic Income (and Other Insights)

B.C. would welcome talks with feds over basic income guarantee

An extra $2,000 a month helped young people struggling during COVID-19

Get involved

Send a letter to your Member of Parliament
Sign a petition to support Motion 46: Guaranteed Livable Basic Income

Thursday September 17, register to attend a National Town Hall co-hosted by Coalition Canada and The Green Party of Canada on Why Canada needs Guaranteed Livable Basic Income (at 4 PM Pacific/ 7 PM Eastern).

Friday, September 18, take a photo showing your support for basic income and post it on social media, using the hashtag #countonbasicincome. Tag politicians, allies and news organizations (for example, @CanadianPM and @CdnHeritage on Twitter).

Saturday, September 19, 2020 International Basic Income Day day of action marches in MontrealEdmonton and Toronto

Basic Income Canada Network – news and resources

Download posters

Video resources

The Manitoba Story: A Basic Income Film

A Case for Basic Income & the Arts Webinar – July 29

Clayton Windatt On Basic Income
On Basic Income (2020) poem by George Elliott Clarke

Massive Attack on basic income with Saul Williams and Guy Standing