The McMaster Institute for Health Equity presents a first look at the findings of the McMaster Basic Income Project. This event features the Hon. Hugh Segal, one of Canada's foremost advocates for a basic income, as a special guest speaker.
Noted British inequality researcher Danny Dorling refers them as “the scandal of our times”. He is referring to “health inequities”: the avoidable poorer health that is experienced by people living with social and economic disadvantage. Income, social class, employment status, gender, race and ethnicity have a profound effect on health by shaping the circumstances in which people are born, grow, live, work and age.