We worked with Julie Dzerowicz MP, sponsor of Canada's first-ever private member's bill for a Guaranteed Basic Income, to launch a national promotional campaign and petition to UBI activists and MPs in every riding.
UBI Works commissioned the Canadian Centre for Economic Analysis to study the economic impacts of a national Basic Income in Canada. The report showed that Basic Income could grow our economy sustainably while ending poverty and growing the middle class.
UBI Works launched a campaign for a Recovery Universal Basic Income: a $500/month universal dividend , as part of a $2,000/month guaranteed minimum income. Join over 20,000 Canadians and sign the petition today for fairer and faster post-pandemic economic recovery.
UBI Works launched a petition for an Emergency UBI, garnering over 30,000 signatures and emails to MPs, covering all 338 federal ridings within a week.
On March 7, 2020, UBI Works founder, Floyd Marinescu, gave a talk with a 6.5'-tall robot named Tech in front of over 2,000 politicos, including former Premiers of Ontario, MPs, MPPs, and delegates, about automation and the urgency for UBI.
Between November 2019 and March 2020, UBI Works organized activists to attend Ontario Liberal Party debates, holding signs and demonstrating public support for UBI, working closely with Alvin Tedjo.
We organized the first ever Basic Income March in Toronto, joining more than 20 cities around the world on October 26, 2019 to march in support of basic income.
UBI Works commissioned the Canadian Center for Economic Analysis to study the impacts the Canada Child Benefit, showing that a national basic income is growing our economy, creating jobs, and lifting Canadians out of poverty.
UBI Works founder, Floyd Marinescu, led 120 Canadian CEOs, representing over $2.3 billion in annual revenues, to sign a letter in support of Universal Basic Income and urge Doug Ford, Premier of Ontario, to resume the cancelled Ontario Basic Income Pilot.
To shift the conversation about basic income to recognize it as an economic need and economic opportunity, with the goal of seeing UBI implemented in Canada.
We want a Canada where everyone can pursue their potential and not be held back by basic material constraints or unsafe environments.
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