Basic Income Through the Lens of Food Insecurity

On September 6, 2017 - Vibrant Communities Calgary and Basic Income Calgary hosted a Community Conversation about basic income through the lens of food insecurity.

Keynote speaker Dr. Lynn McIntyre discusses a series of policy studies that support a basic income guarantee as a promising solution to food insecurity in Canada. The keynote address was followed by a panel discussion with Dr. McIntyre, James McAra, CEO of the Calgary Food Bank and co-chair of the Enough for All Food Dignity Constellation, Mary Salvani, a member of Disability Action Hall and a long-time community advocate, as well as Carole Carpot- Lacassagne from the Women’s Centre.

Published 21 September 2017

Updated 8 February 2021