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Join Us! A community briefing on the future of the Basic Income Pilot Project. When: Wednesday, August 15th at 1:30pm Where: Safe & Healthy Communities Committee of Hamilton City Council / City Hall Council Chambers, 71 Main Street West Hamilton

Save Basic Income… We need your help
Save Basic Income… We need your help

The new provincial government has cancelled the Ontario Basic Income Pilot project, breaking a campaign promise to let the project continue for the full three years.  Participant Jodi Dean working with You.LeadNow.ca has set up an online petition you can sign.

Basic Income is changing lives in Hamilton
Basic Income is changing lives in Hamilton

Jodi is one of more than 1,000 local basic income pilot participants in Hamilton. Read how her life is changing.

Out-of-control Rent Increases
Out-of-control Rent Increases

          Read SPRC’s latest report, Out of Control: Ontario’s acute ental housing crisis – Lessons from Hamilton and Quebec City examines differences between Hamilton and Quebec City’s rental markets and finds that Quebec has both stronger tenant protection policies and greater supply of new rental housing, both of which help to create…

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Basic Income on PBS
Basic Income on PBS

A Basic Income is making a difference in one Ontario city… from PBS Newshour.  Hamilton’s Living Proof speaker,  Alana Baltzer is one of a number of people participating in the Ontario Basic Income pilot project who have been having a positive experience.    

The future of the Basic Income movement
The future of the Basic Income movement

Watch Basic Income leaders, Sheila Regehr, Scott Santens and Evelyn Forget discuss the Congress and the future of the Basic Income movement Cable 14 – Basic Income interview.

Basic Income Comes to Hamilton
Basic Income Comes to Hamilton

  Province’s basic income pilot good news for more than one thousand Hamilton residents, but action on social assistance adequacy, $15 minimum wage needed too! The Hamilton Roundtable for Poverty Reduction welcomes the Ontario Government’s decision to select Hamilton as one of three municipalities for the provincial basic income pilot announced today. The pilot will…

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Moving forward on universal student nutrition for all kids in Hamilton!

Taste Buds has launched — it’s objective: to ensure student nutrition programs are available in all Hamilton Schools. http://www.thespec.com/news-story/3845194-tastebuds-initiative-is-about-feeding-young-mouths-and-minds/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter