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Universal Basic Income

December 4, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

DATE: Friday, December 4, 2020
TIME: 12:00 Noon – 1:30pm
LOCATION: Online – Zoom Video Conference
TOPIC: Universal Basic Income
SPEAKERS:    Dr. Evelyn L. Forget, University of Manitoba
Joëlle Pastora Sala, Public Interest Law Centre

One of the issues that has come to the forefront during the COVID-19 pandemic has been the feasibility of a universal basic income program in Canada.  Dr. Forget is a leading scholar on universal basic income programs and has recently co-authored a report entitled “A Federal Basic Income Within the Post COVID-19 Economic Recovery Plan”.  This event will be moderated by Joëlle Pastora Sala of the Public Interest Law Centre, who will provide a lawyer’s perspective on the legal aspects of universal basic income programs.

Please RSVP to the Manitoba Bar Association online at www.cbapd.org.

You will need a computer or laptop (PC or Mac), smartphone or tablet with a microphone and webcam (built-in or external) and an internet connection.

If you will be participating from a laptop, you would also need to install a Zoom Client for Meetings from this site: https://zoom.us/download.

If you are planning to participate from smartphone or tablet you would need to install an App from the Apple Store or Google Play. If you are installing the app from the Apple Store or Google Play to use on an iPad, iPhone or Android device or tablet the free app is called “Zoom Cloud Meetings”.

We would recommend that you have either the Zoom Cloud Meetings App or the Zoom Client for Meetings downloaded at least 15 minutes before the meeting.

When you do join, please allow your device to join with audio.  This feature can be found under Join Options in an Apple or Android device or Join with Computer Audio if you are participating on a laptop.

If you are having troubles, please email sections@cba-mb.ca.

At approximately 9:30am on Friday, December 4, 2020 an email will be sent from the MBA advising you of the link that you will click on to join the Zoom video conference meeting.  So it will be important to register before 5:00pm on Thursday, December 3, 2020.

Attendance at this MBA Section meeting can be applied towards your Law Society of Manitoba’s Continuing Professional Development requirement for a maximum of 1.5 hours.

Melanie Bueckert
Chair, MBA Legislation & Law Reform Committee
Manitoba Court of Appeal
Ph: 204-945-6457


December 4, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
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Manitoba Bar Association