Manitoba Office Updates

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
The unified voice of the six unions was able to get the administration to listen to the concerns of the Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) Local 3007...read more.
August 28, 2013 | Manitoba Office
Doctors are demonstrating their ethical duty to patients by working towards a society in which everyone has an opportunity to lead a healthy life. Last winter, the Canadian Medical Association (CMA)...
August 16, 2013 | Manitoba Office
Affordability of housing has been an important issue in Winnipeg for the last decade or so, with vacancy rates well below three percent and rents rising every year. In recent years, however, there...
August 7, 2013 | Manitoba Office
On October 13th, 2012, CCPA-MB facilitated an intergenerational learning and youth exchange at Thunderbird House in Winnipeg. In attendance were four elders and 30 students from Community Education...
May 30, 2013 | Manitoba Office
Each year approximately 400 Mexican men, migrant labourers under the Seasonal Agricultural Workers Program (SAWP), work on farms in Manitoba. Workers spend up to eight months in Canada, returning...
May 29, 2013 | Manitoba Office
This report also examines the potential impact of providing foreign investors with increased access to public procurement and the impact of weakening the provincial government’s ability to promote...
February 13, 2013 | Manitoba Office
In addition to the usual challenges of finding affordable, good quality housing that meets their needs, many low-income tenants have trouble maintaining their housing, often because their rents...
August 3, 2012 | Manitoba Office
This report looks at family resource centres in six Manitoba Housing complexes outside Winnipeg's inner city. These resource centres meet very basic needs for the tenants, including access to phones...
April 3, 2012 | Manitoba Office
Judging by the preliminary operating budget, it looks like this year’s operating budget will not offer Winnipeg a clear course of action that will allow it to meet the goals stated in OurWinnipeg....
March 19, 2012 | Manitoba Office
In a new report from CCPA-MB, Valerie Shantz examines cases of institutional expansion in three neighbourhoods within Winnipeg's inner city. Download the full report: Shared Futures: Big Institutions...
March 7, 2012 | Manitoba Office
Neo-Liberalism:  What a difference a Theory Makes "We need to say no to the neoliberal fatalism that we are witnessing at th end of this century, informed by the ethics of the market, an ethics in...
February 17, 2012 | Manitoba Office