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North American Basic Income Guarantee Congress 2016

May 2, 2016 — 

The Faculty of Social Work and the Faculty of Law are co-hosting the 15th annual North American Basic Income Guarantee Congress from May 12-15.

This year’s event is titled Basic Income: A Meeting Place for Equality, Rights, and Justice.

Speakers include Miles Corak, Grace-Edward Galabuzi, Leah Gazan, Ron Hikel, Felicia Kornbluh, Ryan Meili, and Jurgen De Wispelaere

The event will include 40 papers, panels and roundtables, on topics such as:

  • Basic Income and Indigenous Peoples
  • Legal and Social Considerations for the Right to Basic Income
  • Basic Income Organizing and Women: Increasing our involvement and raising our voices

WhatNorth American Basic Income Guarantee Congress
When: May 12 – May 15, 2016
Where: University of Manitoba, Fort Garry Campus
For more information on registration, click here.

Further Reading

Two University of Manitoba professors wrote an op-ed for Globe and Mail on this topic in 2015.

 

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