The Presbytarian Church in Canada letter to Prime Minister about Implementing a Guaranteed Basic Income

The Presbyterian Church in Canada has written to three key members of government, the Prime Minister, Deputy Prime Minister and the Finance Minister urging them to implement a Guaranteed Basic Income.

"As early as 1973, the Presbyterian Church in Canada communicated its support of what was then called a “guaranteed annual income” to the federal government.

Had a Guaranteed Basic Income been in place before the COVID-19 pandemic hit, we would not be seeing nearly the same level of drastic and alarming economic repercussions, and the fear that many will not be able to make rent or afford to eat, that businesses will close, causing cascading unemployment that further contributes to economic chaos."

Download the letter here.