The End of Poverty: Getting Basic Income Right in Canada

A public conversation on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty
How should basic income policy be designed and implemented to benefit everyone? Leading voices in Basic and Guaranteed Livable Income conversations to Montreal to advance the discourse about ending poverty in Canada.  Reserve your free ticket: https://endofpoverty.eventbrite.com

Our goal is to dig deeper into issues with speakers directly implicated in some of the hardest questions: How do we design basic income for prisoners, refugees, new immigrants, and non-status residents? How does basic income address violence against women and systemic racism? How does basic income work with the existing fight for a livable minimum wage? What would the overall impact be on existing social services, on black market labour, on the cost of living, on our mental health, and on the environment? How do we pay for it, and how does it change us?

  • Dr. Evelyn Forget, University of Manitoba; Author of "The Town with No Poverty"
  • Senator Kim Pate
  • Sarah M. Mah, Asian Women for Equality Society
  • Moderated by Risa Dickens

Community respondents include:

Reserve your free ticket: https://endofpoverty.eventbrite.com

A public conversation hosted by the Asian Women for Equality Society.

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Date: 
Tuesday, October 17, 2017 -
7:00pm to 9:00pm
Location: 
Thomson House, McGill Graduate Studies Society
3650 McTavish
Montreal, QC H3A1Y2
The End of Poverty: Getting Basic Income Right in Canada