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Winners of the BIM essay contest

Announcing the 2020 BIM essay contest winners: Secondary School Category First Place: “Basic Income; Replacing Fear With Hope” by Heidi Jean, Maples Met School Second Place: “Basic Income: Breaking the Cycle of Poverty and Achieving Dreams” by Aiyanna St. Cyr, Kelvin High School Third Place: “Basic Income: What it Could Mean for Me” by Jascha […]

Paul Walsh speaks about basic income on CJOB amid the COVID-19 pandemic

“A new survey by Probe Research this week has found that a majority of Manitobans favour bringing in a universal basic income” – Listen to the full interview held on May 10, 2020 above.

Universal basic income offers stability during crisis

Sid Frankel publishes a timely coronavirus related article in The Winnipeg Free Press.

Evelyn Forget talks about her new book on TVO

Under the former Liberal government, Hamilton, Thunder Bay, and Lindsay were test cities for a basic-income pilot. Eligible citizens were offered a guaranteed annual income. The idea was to check on how the participants’ lives changed after three years, then decide whether to take the plan provincewide. Subsequently, the new PC government cancelled the pilot. […]

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