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VIDEO: Physician Dr. Danielle Martin “Basic Income can save our health”

The 2-day conference Closing the Gap: Action for Health Equity was held in April in Ottawa, Canada for the purpose of exploring “the best ways to move the health equity conversation into action.” In this lecture recorded at the conference, Dr. Danielle Martin, a physician and health-care administrator, discusses the social and economic determinants of health, arguing that a guaranteed basic

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CANADA: 178 Physicians Sign Letter Sent to Ontario’s Minister of Health Requesting UBI

The movement for a basic income guarantee in Canada gained further support as 178 Canadian physicians have signed a letter delivered to Ontario’s Minister of Health that states their support for a basic income. Current health issues in Canada clearly show links between income level and health outcomes, and these physicians believe that a basic income could reduce toxic stress

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