Basic Income in the Time of COVID-19

All over the world, individuals and governments are turning to various models of basic income as a possible way to buffer the public health, economic and social devastation of the pandemic. Here at Basic Income Waterloo Region, we have recently updated our one-page fact sheet to support these vital conversations. 

Please read our fact sheets and share widely!


Here are just some of the places that basic income as a pandemic relief measure has showed up in the news:

The Record: Are We Talking About the Same Thing? (written by one of our very own members!)

Policy Options: Basic Income Isn’t As Simple As You Might Think

Huntsville Doppler: (Commentary) Listen Up! A Conservative’s view on basic guaranteed income

Globe and Mail: Basic Income (all articles)