Manitoba Office Updates

Read how six social enterprises in Manitoba with 194 workers, create pride through decent work in this new study.
May 26, 2016 | Manitoba Office
The April 8th presentation was recorded by CBC Ideas and aired on May 10th. Listen here. Read the full text of Naomi Klein’s speech from April 8th, 2016.  In her first visit to Winnipeg since 1999,...
May 10, 2016 | Manitoba Office
If you're concerned about poverty, housing, childcare, pensions, jobs, and want to vote with information you can trust, the E-Book will help you gain clarity. 
April 14, 2016 | Manitoba Office
By 2013 the Conservative government had cut overall federal taxes and other revenues to the lowest rate seen in more than 70 years.  Valuable services such as those provided by the Canadian Food...
February 24, 2016 | Manitoba Office
A new report from the Errol Black Chair in Labour issues examines how investing in Social Enterprises can reduce green house gases. Read full report.
January 13, 2016 | Manitoba Office
The State of the Inner City Report 2015 - Drawing on our strengths highlights the gains and the persistent issues that keep the community working for change.  See our Fast Facts for a brief summary...
December 15, 2015 | Manitoba Office
Crime rates in Canada have been steadily declining for more than a decade, yet prison populations have been increasing in recent years. Commentators have attributed this disconnection between...
September 30, 2015 | Manitoba Office
Lynne Fernandez walks us through the reasons why a Living Wage makes way more sense over the minimum wage as an employment standard.  
February 4, 2015 | Manitoba Office
One hundred and fourty five people filled a local North End Winnipeg recreation centre to here the communities collective vision on how to reduce poverty in Manitoba.  Kirsten Bernas worked with...
January 30, 2015 | Manitoba Office
Winnipeg celebrates CCPA-MB's 10th annual report on the issues most relevant to inner city neighbourhoods.  This year was a retrospective on the last ten years by Shauna MacKinnon and it also...
December 17, 2014 | Manitoba Office
While Winnipeg is home to Canada's largest Aboriginal population, those same people are most likely to experience homelessness and are also over-represented in housing that is unaffordable,...
December 9, 2014 | Manitoba Office
In Canada between the 50's and the 90's the federal government committed to long-term housing agreements.  Today those agreements are ending.  See full report.
November 21, 2014 | Manitoba Office
A wealth of evidence—both global and local—confirms the value of literacy, and the importance of programs that promote literacy. This is especially the case for low-income individuals and communities...
October 16, 2014 | Manitoba Office
In Winnipeg's inner city, and espcially in West Broadway and Spence Neighbourhoods, older homes converted to rooming houses are an important type of housing for many people living on low incomes. ...
May 23, 2014 | Manitoba Office
2014 is an election year in Winnipeg and this Alternative Municipal Budget is meant to stimulate discussion around some of the important concerns facing our city.  By reframing issues, raising...
April 29, 2014 | Manitoba Office