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:

Winnipeg Police Board not fulfilling it’s mandate

by policyfix on October 3, 2019 Submission to the Standing Policy Committee on Protection, Community Services and Parks made October 2, 2019 By Bronwyn Dobchuck-Land For a number of reasons that I would like...

Work for minimum wage in Manitoba? We want to talk to you!

by policyfix on October 1, 2019 For Immediate Release (Winnipeg): People who work at minimum wage jobs are being sought for a new study about the lived experience of earning a minimum wage. The Canadian...

Austerity, round two

by policyfix on September 30, 2019 By Jesse Hajer Manitoba’s Progressive Conservatives, led by Premier Brian Pallister, won the provincial election on September 10, albeit with a slightly smaller majority than...

The sky will not fall with a higher minimum wage

by policyfix on September 25, 2019 By Chris Rigaux and Tanya Andrusieczko First published in the Winnipeg Free Press September 23, 2019 September 10th’s election results were disappointing for progressive...

Canadian Premium Sand Frac Sand Mining Project About to Hit Financial Wall

by policyfix on September 17, 2019 By Don Sullivan There are important new developments regarding the proposed frac sand operation adjacent to Hollow Water First Nation on the east side of Lake Winnipeg that will...