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For Immediate Release September 17, 2020 NEWS RELEASE Calgary artists with disabilities launch art exhibit on basic income Calgary – Ten artists representing the Disabled, Deaf, and Mad are sharing their perspectives on basic income through drawings, paintings, and photographs during International Basic Income Week.  The artists’ work will debut...

On July 29 we hosted a webinar discussing a case for a basic income for the arts. One of the key takeaways was that encouraging a basic income model for Canada wasn’t just good for artists, it’s good for everyone. So, in the words of ...

Our focus in July is the arts and cultural sector, and how a basic income would impact Canadian artists, writers, technicians, and performers. From all across Canada, filmmakers, poets, teachers, opera singers, playwrights, actors, singers, musicians, painters, photographers, curators, graphic novelists, visual artists, circus artists,...

The idea of a basic income isn’t new or localized, it’s an idea that has been percolating around the world for centuries, played out in numerous pilots, with positive results. So, why haven’t we stamped our approval? Questions like that are floating around in abundance...

Are you ready to talk about what is possible? To re-imagine a future where there is enough for all? Let’s move past talking and take action. Let’s create a flexible system that we can appropriately adjust as we go. It beats the stalemate of the...

Agenda Keynote - Sheila Regehr, Chairperson of the Basic Income Canada Network BI+ Guest - Dr Wayne Lewchuk, Professor Emeritus in the School of Labour Studies and Department of Economics Advocate Guest - Kendal David, Administration and Education Officer of the Basic Income Canada Youth...

Welcome to our first Basic Income webinar, a community session designed for both the curious and the knowledgeable alike. Highlights: Workshop on Fundamentals of a Basic Income with Ben Patmore Workshop on our response to the UofC Public Policy paper on a Basic Income with Lee...

PROJECT SUMMARY ​Project Purpose The purpose of Basic Income Calgary’s (BIC) project is to create and support the development of a formal network of basic income action groups across Alberta who work together, advocating for a principles-based basic income pilot in our province. It is believed that...

Show Me, Tell Me is a photovoice project that is sponsored by Vibrant Communities Calgary and Basic Income Calgary. The project is centered around the belief that all Albertans have the right to live a dignified life. Show Me, Tell Me aims to achieve a...

"Vibrant Communities Calgary – on behalf of the Calgary Social Policy Collaborative – invited candidates for mayor, councilor, and school board trustee to attend a Municipal Policy Fair. The Fair was an opportunity for them to learn more about the social service sector, engage with...