Manitoba Office Updates

CCPA-Manitoba has launched a blog, aptly named POLICY FIX.  Check it out at www.policyfix.ca.
July 12, 2011 | Manitoba Office
On April 19, 2011, Winnipeg's Right to Housing coalition held a March for Housing to coincide with the Red Tent Day of Action across Canada. The march drew attention to the urgent need for affordable...
April 21, 2011 | Manitoba Office
On Friday December 10th the CCPA-Manitoba will release its 6th annual State of the Inner-City report.  This year it is subtitled:  We're in it for the long haul.  CCPA-Manitoba produces its annual...
December 2, 2010 | Manitoba Office
Karen De Blonde is a Social Work student at the University of Manitoba and is completing a field placement at the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. Today CCPA-MB published her Youth Voices: ...
November 30, 2010 | Manitoba Office
On Wednesday, September 29th at 9:00 am the CCPA–MB is releasing its latest report at the Freight House (Door5), 200 Isabel Street. The launch is part of a one-day conference entitled “Building...
September 23, 2010 | Manitoba Office
CCPA-Manitoba is releasing the 2010 Alternative Municipal Budget on Thursday September 9th at 10:30 a.m. at the Magnus Eliason Recreation Centre, 430 Langside Street. This is a timely event as...
September 8, 2010 | Manitoba Office
Brigette DePape, an international development student, is working in our office this summer.  In June she travelled in a colourful bus to Toronto to join thousands of others in exercising their...
July 15, 2010 | Manitoba Office
The Carol Shields Auditorium was filled to capacity last night when CCPA-Manitoba hosted the Winnipeg premiere of Poor No More, a film featuring Mary Walsh.  The movie was followed by a short...
June 11, 2010 | Manitoba Office
When Mary Walsh was in Winnipeg last fall for a CCPA-MB fundraiser, she spoke about a film she was working on Poor No More (www.poornomore.ca).  Now we can see that movie!  CCPA-MB, with the support...
June 1, 2010 | Manitoba Office
On January 28, 2010 CCPA-Manitoba members came together for the Annual General meeting.  Fletcher Baragar, our chair, presented a "sneak preview" of the upcoming report "State of the Manitoba...
February 4, 2010 | Manitoba Office
Today CCPA-Manitoba released our 5th State of the Inner City Report - It Takes All Day To Be Poor, at Winnipeg's Circle of Life Thunderbird House.  CCPA director, Shauna MacKinnon, welcomed more than...
December 9, 2009 | Manitoba Office
The Friends of the Sherbrook Pool presented CCPA-MB’s recently released “Winnipeg’s Best-Kept Secret” monograph at their AGM this week.  The report examines the important role the pool plays in the...
December 3, 2009 | Manitoba Office
Release of The State of the Inner City Report  2009 When: Wednesday, December 9th Lunch 11:30 a.m. Presentation 12 noon Where: Circle of Life Thunderbird House, 715 Main Street RSVP by December 4th...
November 27, 2009 | Manitoba Office
Great fun was had on November 6th when Mary Walsh came to town to perform at Pantages Theatre for CCPA-Manitoba. Mary tackled the issues we care about and made us laugh, while Winnipeg’s own award-...
November 18, 2009 | Manitoba Office
Winnipeg's infamous North End has the media repeatedly calling for a "get tough on crime" strategy, one that is often supported by local police and politicians. In If You Want to Change Violence in...
September 11, 2009 | Manitoba Office