2021 was a breakthrough year for basic income.
Among the achievements in our movement this past year: Canada’s first 2 bills for basic income ever in history, unprecedented mainstream media coverage, multi-city Basic Income Marches, a Federal MP Candidates pledge for Basic Income with signers in nearly half of all ridings, and a record number of basic income champions elected to parliament.
As we look back on 2021, we see the maturation of a movement whose time has come. A new wave of elected officials and public figures stepped forward to endorse basic income, while both national and local media stepped up their coverage in response. UBI Works’ online channels experienced explosive growth, helping us spread our content to more Canadians than ever before.
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