Manitoba Office Updates

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
The long awaited Phoenix Sinclair Inquiry report is comprehensive in scope.  It includes 62 recommendations that if implemented, will improve services to vulnerable children and families.   CCPA-MB's...
February 5, 2014 | Manitoba Office
This year, CCPA-MB's State of the Inner City Report will take you through a visual walk-through the neighbourhoods of inner city youth. Sixteen young people from two community-based organizations...
December 16, 2013 | Manitoba Office
Lynne Fernandez summarizes A Family Living Wage for Manitoba, the 2013 Update in this issue of Work Life: "Minimum-wage workers are not just teenagers working at fast-food restaurants after school....
November 28, 2013 | Manitoba Office
CCPA-MB's new film, Right of Passage by Carole O'Brien, is about the experiences of at-risk students attending Gorden Bell High School's alternative education program in Winnipeg, Manitoba. Learn...
November 26, 2013 | Manitoba Office
CCPA-MB Research Associate, Pete Hudson, weighs in on seniors and the Education Property Tax (EPT). Read more in the latest Fast Facts, also published in the Winnipeg Free Press on October 17th.
October 17, 2013 | Manitoba Office
In August 2013, the Province of Manitoba introduced changes to its RentAid Program.  Is it enough?
September 19, 2013 | Manitoba Office