This inequality rift will tear our society apart
What we need, and what is now beginning to emerge, is a mass movement capable of driving egalitarian policies forward. more
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Doctors are proving climate change is a health risk
Climate change has been recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO) as the biggest health threat of the 21st century. But what does it mean for Canada? more
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A basic income could improve the health of all Canadians
Income isn't just a determinant of health — it's the determinant of determinants. more
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When inequality becomes too great
If the past year has taught us anything, it's that we can no longer ignore inequality. read more and comment
Basic income solutions in an era of slow growth
The basic income conversation has freed imaginations around the world, and Canadian hopes for closing our gaps in wealth and health. But it's worth asking the question: are we better off when we have more income, or need less of it? read more and comment
The health case for basic income
Income is the determinant of the other determinants of health. read more and comment
Making money while creating health
Who are the real producers of good health, and how can we craft policy that supports them, in order to promote greater communal and societal well-being? read more and comment

Upstream is a movement to create a healthy society through evidence-based, people-centred ideas. We work to reframe public discourse around addressing the social determinants of health in order to build a healthier society.

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