Manitoba Office Updates

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
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