SUNBURST VISUALIZATIONS & SIMULATIONS
For sunburst visualizations of B.C.’s current income and social support system, click here.
For simulations that estimate the budgetary cost of alternative basic income designs and their poverty impacts for B.C., click here.
For the simulations full data set, click here.
TERMS OF REFERENCE
For the panel’s terms of reference, click here.
LETTER TO THE MINISTER
For the panel’s letter to The Honourable Nicholas Simons, M.L.A., Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction, click here.
The BC Basic Income Panel discussed their research & recommendations in a virtual webinar, hosted by the Centre for Innovative Data in Economics Research, on March 3, 2021. To watch the recording, click here.
The panel’s work was also informed by the resources listed below.
British Columbia Law Institute (BCLI). (2018). Report on the Employment Standards Act.
Dunn, C., Els, C., & Stewart-Patterson, C. (2016). Improving income assistance and employment support for those with disabilities.
Fleming, M., Banister, S., & Dong, B. (2018). Recommendation for Amendments to the Labour Relations Code.
Government of British Columbia. (2019c). TogetherBC: British Columbia’s Poverty Reduction Strategy.
Johal, S., Dixon, R., Gellatly, M., Gesualdi-Fecteau, D., Raymond, K. A., & Riddell, W. C. (2019). Report of the Expert Panel on Modern Federal Labour Standards.
Schmidt, K., Merrill, S., Gill, R., Miller, G., Gadermann, A., Kobor, M. (2021). Society to cell: How child poverty gets “Under the Skin” to influence child development and lifelong health.
Tedds, L., Duff, D., & Ramsay, P. (2018). MSP Task Force: Tax reform proposals.