Speaking UP 2021

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Budget winds create very little change

First published in the Winnipeg Free Press April 10, 2021

I tried to tell the people but they never heard a word I say

They say there’s nothing out there but wheat fields anyway

Just a farmer’s wife hanging laundry in her backyard

Out on the prairie where the winds blow long and hard

Neil Young, Prairie Winds

By Saku Pinta,

Manitoba Hydro Against the Wall

First published in the Winnipeg Free Press April 9, 2021.

By Lynne Fernandez

Bill 13: Public Sector and Construction Projects (Tendering) Act

By Paul Moist

Seeking a just recovery from COVID-19

By Jesse Hajer and Lynne Fernandez

First published in the Winnipeg Free Press April 6, 2021.

Manitoba budget entrenches COVID economic inequities

Bill 64: The Public Education Modernization Act is Racist

By Elisabeth Braul

The Repeal of the Literacy Act: Submission to Bill 55

Jim Silver’s Submission on Bill 55

Bill 64 Earns a Failing Grade

First published in the Winnipeg Free Press March 26, 2021

By Jim Silver

Manitoba needs to move on after Supreme Court rules Federal Carbon Tax constitutional

Siting a nuclear waste repository in NW Ontario – who decides?

By Anne Lindsey