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:

The Big Squeeze

by policyfix on March 13, 2019 By Lynne Fernandez The City of Winnipeg budget is always affected by the provincial budget, but this year Mayor Bowman did his best to reverse that situation. Before, during and...

Black Lives Matter in Canada, as well

by policyfix on March 11, 2019 By Robyn Maynard It is not too soon to express the view that the police killing of Machuar Madut, 43 year old father of three, living with mental health issues, and facing...

CCPA-MB is moving April 1, 2019

by policyfix on March 4, 2019 Notice of new address: April 1, 2019 The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Manitoba (CCPA-MB) is moving. Please make changes to your mailing/ contact info in your systems....

What is happening to public education in Manitoba?

by policyfix on February 28, 2019 By Molly McCracken School trustees are consulting with parents and stakeholders for this upcoming year’s school budgets while they seem to be under attack by the provincial...

Hard lessons from Europe’s austerity agenda

by policyfix on February 19, 2019 By Lynne Fernandez First published in the Winnipeg Free Press February 19, 2019 It’s been obvious since his election that Premier Pallister is committed to austerity. His...