News and Articles
North American Basic Income Guarantee Congress, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, May 24-27, 2018
Urban, M.C. & Yip, C. (2017). Basic impact xxamining the potential impact of a basic income on social entrepreneurs.University of Toronto. School of Public Policy and Governance. Mowat Centre. (pdf, 69 p.)
CBC News, December 10, 2017: "Quebec to offer basic income for 84,000 people unable to work," by Kalina Laframboise
TVO The Agenda (June 20, 2017): Ontario's Basic Income Pilot
TVO The Agenda (Jun 20, 2017): The Basic Income Debate
Ontario. (2017 March). Basic Income Consultations: What We Heard. Report. 28 p.
Stevens, H. & Simpson, W. (2017). Toward a national universal guaranteed basic income. Canadian Public Policy 43(2), 120-139. University of Toronto Press.
Simpson, W. & Mason, G. & Godwin, R. (2017). The Manitoba Basic Annual Income Experiment: Lessons Learned 40 Years Later. Canadian Public Policy 43(1), 85-104. University of Toronto Press.
CBC News, Jan. 2, 2017: "Finland launches basic income experiment with Jan. 1 cheques for those in pilot project."
Segal (2016). Finding a Better Way: A Basic Income Pilot Project for Ontario: A discussion paper and summary.
Ministry of Community and Social Service, November 3, 2016: “Ontario Seeking Input on Basic Income Pilot”
Government of Ontario, November 3, 2016: “Finding a Better Way: A Basic Income Pilot Project for Ontario,” by Hugh D Segal (101 pages, PDF)
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, October 6, 2016: Basic Income: Rethinking Social Policy, edited by Alex Himelfarb and Trish Hennessy (PDF, 62 pages)
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, October 5, 2016: "A Policymaker’s Guide to Basic Income, by David Macdonald (PDF, 42 pages)
Broadway, R., Cuff, K. & Koebel, K. (2016). Designing a basic income guarantee for Canada. Queen’s Economics Department Working Paper No. 1371. Kingston, Ontario : Queen's University. Department of Economics. (32 pages, PDF)
The Mowat Centre, September 20, 2016: “Pilot Lessons: How to design a basic income pilot project for Ontario,” by Evelyn L. Forget, Dylan Marando, Tonya Surman and Michael Crawford Urban (PDF, 35 pages)
BIEN - Basic Income Earth Network, September 1, 2016: “New Report on Minimum Income Pilot,” Kate McFarland
CBC News, August 30, 2016: “Ontario to test guaranteed-income program amid warnings about costs, effectiveness,” By Dean Beeby
ontarionewswatch.com, April 4, 2016: "Labour Keeps Its Distance From Guaranteed Annual Income, For Now ...", by Brad James.
CBC News, March 9, 2016: "Basic Income: New Life for an Old Idea", by Soloman Israel.
Globe & Mail, February 26, 2016: "Ottawa should work with Ontario on guaranteed-income strategy: advocates", by Bill Curry.
Toronto Star, February 16, 2016: "The stage is now set for a basic income for all", by Sheila Regehr and Roderick Benns.
Globe & Mail, February 5, 2016: "Minister eyes guaranteed minimum income to tackle poverty", by Bill Curry.
Calnitsky, D. (2016). “More normal than welfare”: The Mincome experiment, stigma, and community experience. Canadian Review of Sociology/Revue Canadienne De Sociologie, 53(1), 26-71.
Mulvale, J. P.; Frankel, S. (2016). Next steps on the road to basic income in Canada. Journal of Sociology Social Welfare 43(3), 27-50.
Conference Board of Canada, January 2016: "Time for another look at a guaranteed annual income", by Glen Hodgson
CBC News, December 20, 2013: "Report suggests guaranteed minimum income in Nunavut".
National Post, December 3, 2015: "Why the Liberals should institute a basic income guarantee", by Roderick Benns
Toronto Star: Commentary, August 6, 2015: "Basic income: just what the doctor ordered:The surest way to improve the health of Canadians is to start prescribing healthy incomes", by Danielle Martin and Ryan Meili.
The Fraser Institute, January 2015: The Practical Challenges of Creating a Guaranteed Annual Income in Canada, by Charles Lamman and Hugh MacIntyre (PDF, 88 pages)
Henderson, D. R. (2015). A philosophical economist's case against a government-guaranteed basic income. The Independent Review, 19(4), 489-502.
Munger, M. (2015). One and one-half cheers for a basic-income guarantee: We could do worse, and already have. The Independent Review, 19(4), 503-513.
Whaples, R. (2015). Skeptical thoughts on a taxpayer-funded basic income guarantee. The Independent Review, 19(4), 531-536.
Pereira, R. (2015, Winter). Basic income will be fairer and cheaper. Inroads, 15-18.
Kesselman, J. R. (2014, Winter). A dubious antipoverty strategy. Inroads, , 33-43.
Huffington Post, December 23, 2014: “A Canadian City Once Eliminated Poverty And Nearly Everyone Forgot About It”, by Zi-Ann Lum.
Cato Unbound: A Journal of Debate, August 4, 2014: "The Pragmatic Libertarian Case for a Basic Income Guarantee", by Matt Zwolinski
CBC News, June 30, 2014: “Guaranteed $20K income for all Canadians endorsed by academics”
Clavet, N-J., Duclos, J-Y & Lacroix, G. (2013). Fighting Poverty: Assessing the Effect of Guaranteed Minimum Income Proposals in Quebec. Canadian Public Policy, 39(4), 491-516.
Amétépé, F. (2012). The effectiveness of Luxembourg's minimum guaranteed income. International Social Security Review, 65(1), 99-116.
Forget, E. L.(2011). The Town with No Poverty: The Health Effects of a Canadian Guaranteed Annual Income Field Experiment. Canadian Public Policy 37(3), 283-305. University of Toronto Press.
CBC News, March 25, 2010: 1970s Manitoba poverty experiment called a success
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (2009): Possibilities and Prospects: The Debate Over a Guaranteed Income, by Margot Young and James P. Mulvale (PDF, 38 pages)
Policy Options, April 2008: “Guaranteed Annual Income: Why Milton Friedman and Bob Stanfield Were Right”, by Hugh Segal
Duclos, J-Y. (2007). Economic security: A better income security system for all Canadians. In St-Hilaire, F., Ragan, C. T. S., Leonard, J., & Institute for Research on Public Policy. (2007). A Canadian priorities agenda: Policy choices to improve economic and social well-being. Montreal: Institute for Research on Public Policy
Howard, M. W. (2007). A NAFTA dividend: A guaranteed minimum income for North America. Basic Income Studies, 2(1)
Steensland, B.. (2006). Cultural Categories and the American Welfare State: The Case of Guaranteed Income Policy. American Journal of Sociology, 111(5), 1273–1326.
Tcherneva, P., & Wray, L.R. (2005). Can basic income and job guarantees deliver on their promises? https://papers.ssrn.com
Manitoba Basic Annual Income Experiment (1979) (documents)
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