Policy Fix

Policy Fix delivers progressive analysis and commentary relevant to the issues of importance to Manitobans, with a particular emphasis on poverty and labour. Contributors include staff and research associates from the Manitoba Office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

Latest posts from the Manitoba Office blog:

Why Strong Manitoba School Boards Matter

by policyfix on May 23, 2019 Notwithstanding discussions and concerns about recent provincial Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) and Pan-Canadian Assessment Program (PCAP) test scores, or...

By Lynne Fernandez The issuance of

by policyfix on May 16, 2019 By Lynne Fernandez The issuance of mandate letters to provincial crown corporations has put management and staff on notice, warning that “the old way of doing things” is over. The...

New Manitoba Housing Data

by policyfix on May 13, 2019

Cutting Access Program funding is bad for Manitoba

by policyfix on May 13, 2019 By Christine Rossman First published by CBC Online May 11, 2019 Getting ahead is becoming virtually impossible for people in severe financial need who want to go back to school...

Education reviews must focus on kids

by policyfix on May 8, 2019 By Erika Shaker In January, Manitoba’s education minister Kelvin Goertzen announced the creation of a commission to review the provincial school system and propose a ‘“renewed...