Today, the Liberals and Conservatives voted against an NDP motion which called for the implementation of a permanent guaranteed livable basic income, a universal pharmacare and dental care program, and investments in social housing, paid for by taxing the ultrawealthy and those who are profiting off of the COVID-19 pandemic.
TREATY 1 TERRITORY, WINNIPEG—NDP MP Leah Gazan (Winnipeg Centre) and NDP MLA Uzoma Asagwara (Union Station) are calling for the provincial and federal governments to provide emergency supports in the wake of the 14 deaths reported at Parkview Place care home.
TREATY 1 TERRITORY, WINNIPEG — Yesterday, 173 new cases of COVID-19 were reported and Winnipeg Centre is currently dealing with an outbreak in a long-term care home. NDP MP Leah Gazan (Winnipeg Centre) and NDP MLA Uzoma Asagwara (Union Station) are calling on the federal government to take out profit from long term care homes and increase protections for workers as the COVID-19 outbreak in Winnipeg worsens.
Dear Prime Minister,
This letter is a follow up to my letter sent to you on August 19th.
On August 10th, 2020, I introduced a Private Member’s Motion for a Guaranteed Livable Basic Income, M-46, for consideration by the 43rd Parliament.
Looking for accessible resources that explain what a Guaranteed Livable Basic Income is?? Look no further—your Motion 46 podcast playlist is here.
As the Speech from the Throne approaches, MP Leah Gazan (Winnipeg Centre), is advocating for bold measures to expand Canada’s social safety net and address growing inequality and inequity.
On September 16th, 78 Academic researchers and teachers representing a range of disciplines from across Canada, wrote Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Deputy Prime Minister Chrystia Freeland, urging their support for Motion 46 and the implementation of a permanent Guaranteed Livable Basic Income.Read the full letter here.
We are a group of academic researchers and teachers from universities and other post- secondary institutions throughout Canada. We represent a range of disciplines, including communication sciences, criminology, economics, geography, gender studies, health studies, kinesiology, law, medicine, music, occupational therapy, public health, nursing, nutrition, political studies, rehabilitation sciences, psychology, social work, sociology, and women’s’ studies.
TREATY 1 TERRITORY, WINNIPEG, MB — Leah Gazan (MP for Winnipeg Centre) has submitted a motion to the House of Commons to convert the Canada Emergency Response Benefit into a permanent Guaranteed Liveable Basic Income.