Dr. Jim Mulvale is a faculty member in Social Work at the University of Manitoba. He is active with the Basic Income Canada Network, Basic Income Manitoba, and the Ontario Basic Income Network.
To see a listing of his articles and to request copies click here.
This webinar will bring together young Basic Income advocates, researchers and observers to discuss Basic Income as a potential national social policy for Canada; fleshing out their proposals on how a Basic Income would address some of the most important socioeconomic issues being faced by young people today, as they begin their careers and start families.Read more
News Release: 5 May 2020 - Ottawa, ON
A network of Canadian youth from across the country are amplifying the call of 50 Senators today through a letter asking the Prime Minister and Cabinet to implement a Basic Income - also known as a Guaranteed Livable Income - as an evolution of the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB).Read more
Faith groups have been working with supporting the Basic Income movement for a number of years. The Open Letter below is one vocal demonstration of this commitment to a more just Canada.
"As bishops of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada and the Anglican Church of Canada we write, compelled by our shared faith convictions and moral obligation to care for the human condition of all."
Read letter here.
Open Letter from Senators to Prime Minister, Deputy PM and Finance Minister - Calls for Minimum Basic Income
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
OTTAWA, TUESDAY, APRIL 21, 2020—Today 50 members of the Senate of Canada from across affiliations and regions wrote to the Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister commending them for the government’s actions to date and calling for further evolution of the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) in order to implement a minimum basic income.Read more
Charitable programs rob people of dignity and do nothing to lift them out of poverty, studies show. Their proliferation masks bigger problems.
Children are socialized at a young age to believe that giving to charity is a venerable, altruistic practice. We are regularly inundated with advertisements to support children in the developing world.Read more