Manitoba Office Updates

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
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