This should be a research paper arguing for a guaranteed annual income (GAI) plan in Canada, from a human rights perspective. Improving collective society over economy growth. Using historical GAI experiments and pilot projects to highlight findings such as increases in education and decreases in crime. Using COVID-19 and CERB to highlight the need for better pay and living standards. Discussing skyrocketing poverty rates and using GAI to improve conditions for the working poor and the disabled.