National

The Coalition is advancing the development of a national movement for basic income in Canada, building alliances and collaborating with advocacy groups, networks and individuals supporting a just recovery in Canada from the COVID-19 pandemic.

Our members are experienced basic income and anti-poverty advocates from across Canada. We are actively seeking alliances with advocates in Newfoundland, Nunavut and the Northwest Territories.

Latest news

  • Basic income and students
    Watch this webinar about what a basic income would mean for students. Basic Income is proposed as a solution to the financially precarious position that a growing number of students find themselves in. Viewed over 500 times, this video is hosted by BICYN, BI Nova Scotia, BICN, the Canadian Federation of Students and the Meal […]
  • Response to Speech from the Throne
    Sheila Regehr, Chair of Basic Income Canada Network, responds to Speech from the Throne The Speech from the Throne began with the message that ‘this is not the time for austerity’ and talked about ‘fighting for every Canadian’. The content is far more status quo than bold or transformative, however, and doesn’t match the rhetoric. […]
  • National Town Hall on Basic Income
    View this town hall co-hosted by Coalition Canada: basic income – revenu de base and the Green Party of Canada, now up on Youtube. Over 550 people tuned into this town hall held on September 17, 2020. Facilitated by Green MP Paul Manly, this town hall featured guest speakers Senator Kim Pate, Dr. Evelyn Forget […]