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C2000’s 6 Principles to Guide Basic Income Design

September 16, 2020

The concept of Basic Income is front and centre once again in policy and advocacy circles, and interest in BI is gaining across the country. While critics and proponents of Basic Income alike discuss program design and financing options, few have spoken about principles that should guide the design of a Basic Income. If anti-poverty… Continue reading C2000’s 6 Principles to Guide Basic Income Design

2021 Pre-Budget Submission

August 11, 2020

On August 7, Campaign 2000 submitted its priorities for the 2021 federal budget, with a focus on a COVID recovery plan.  The submission states that experiences of the COVID-19 pandemic have laid bare inequities, are amplifying inequality and bringing to light the inadequacies of our social and economic infrastructure to support families in crisis. The… Continue reading 2021 Pre-Budget Submission

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Sep 24, 2020 - Automatic tax filing is a v important poverty redux initiative but have to remember that it is not universal. We ne… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Sep 24, 2020 - ‘This is a start’ — advocates @Child_Care_Now welcome Trudeau’s commitment to build national child-care system thestar.com/politics/feder…

Sep 23, 2020 - There's lots to listen for in today's Speech from the Throne + evening address. We'll be listening for the plan to… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Sep 18, 2020 - with many calls for feds to implement a #BasicIncome program, we've set out 6 key principles, including that it mus… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…