NABIG Congress 2016

North American Basic Income Guarantee (NABIG) Congress 2016

15th Congress of the Basic Income Canada Network (BICN) & the United States Basic Income Guarantee (USBIG) Network

Basic Income: A Meeting Place for Equality, Rights, and Justice

Thursday, May 12 - Sunday, May 15, 2016
University of Manitoba
224 Dysart Road

Conference Speaker Bios  l  Conference Program  

NABIG Congress 2016 Submitted Presentations

A Feminist Case for Basic Income Guarantee
Roberta Hamilton

Another Low Road to Basic Income? Mapping a Pragmatic Model for Adopting a Basic Income in Ontario, Canada
Tracy Smith-Carrier & Steven Green

Basic Income and EIA: Sidestepping the "Welfare Wall"
Josh Brandon

Basic Income and the Care-Centered Economy
Liane Gale

Bitcoin, Blockchain, and Basic Income
Tristan Roberts

Estimating the Cost of Raising Children for Basic Income
Sid Frankel, Karen A. Duncan, & Dana Bazarkulova

Getting the Policy and Politics Right on Basic Income
Sheila Regehr

Guaranteed Livable Incomes, Racial Justice and Socio-demographic Data Collection   / (Supporting Notes)
Michael Kerr

Implementing Basic Income: Lessons from a Policy Fiasco Analysis
Jurgen De Wispelaere & Lindsay Stirton

Lessons From Mincome: Toward A Successful Basic Income Pilot in Ontario
Ron Hikel

Now’s the Time: A Basic Income Charter for Canada
The Kingston Action Group for a Basic Income Guarantee

Paying our way Upstream, Making the Health Case for Basic Income
Ryan Meili

Resetting Rock Bottom: Lessons from the Abolition of Slavery and Debtors’ Prison
Paul Vallée

The Basic Income Guarantee: Making the Case on the Street
Pamela Cornell

Thinking About Thinking: How Receiving Income Can Impact An Individual’s Outlook
John Rook

Towards a National Universal Guaranteed Basic Income / (Supporting Notes)
Harvey Stevens & Wayne Simpson

Universal Social Security: How to Restart the American Dream
Clayton Tucker

Where Capitalism Fails and How Basic Income Will Help
John Mills

Where is the Basic Income Movement Now? And What’s the Best Way to Plug in Locally?
Ian Schlakman

Women for Freedom and Economic Security
Maria Wong



U.S. Basic Income Guarantee Network





We wish to thank the City of Winnipeg Transit Department for its partnership in providing transportation for the Congress.


We gratefully acknowledge the support of the University of Manitoba Conference Sponsorship Program.