August 30, 2017
Vibrant Communities Calgary and Basic Income Calgary will be hosting a Community Conversation about basic income through the lens of food insecurity on Wednesday, September 6, 2017, from 6:30 – 9:00 p.m. at the Alexandra Centre Society (922 – 9 Ave S.E. Calgary).
Keynote speaker Dr. Lynn McIntyre will discuss a series of policy studies that support a basic income guarantee as a promising solution to food insecurity in Canada. The keynote address will be 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.