New federal government: opportunity to end crisis of poor housing

By Josh Brandon For Winnipeg residents with low incomes, the lack of affordable quality housing is a crisis. According to the 2011 National Housing Survey, 34,000 Winnipeg renters paid more than 30 percent of their income in rent,… Read More

Federal election: What’s at stake for Winnipeg women

Women have a lot at stake in this election: higher rates of economic inequality, impacts of violence and lack of child care. Here’s how Winnipeg women fare, and what the major federal parties have said they will do…. Read More

A Real Energy Strategy Can Create Jobs and Save Government Money

By Shaun Loney The energy strategy debate thus far in the federal election has focussed on the future of the oil sands and pipeline politics. The Federal Tories have trumpeted the economic benefits of oil sands development but… Read More

CCPA Manitoba Fundraising Brunch November 15

November 15, 2015 Guest Speaker Kevin Chief MLA Point Douglas Minister of Jobs and the Economy Honoured Guest Kathy Mallett Community activist, Aboriginal educational leader, genealogy buff, and past director of Community Education Development Association Hotel Fort Garry… Read More

Poverty: Not Present this Election Campaign

By Jim Silver If you’re following the federal election campaign you would think that poverty in Canada has been eliminated. Politicians, guided by their ever-cautious advisors and thinking only of short-term electoral advantage, rarely if ever utter the… Read More

Trans-Pacific Partnership: CCPA Commentary

Looking for progressive responses to the newly signed Trans-Pacific trade deal? Here’s the latest from CCPA National: Trans Pacific Commentary a Big Win for Corporate Interests https://www.policyalternatives.ca/publications/commentary/should-canada-be-completing-trade-deal-middle-election Should Canada be completing a trade deal in the middle of… Read More

Oct 7th book launch of Shauna MacKinnon’s new book on U of M Press

CCPA-MB congratulates Shauna MacKinnon in the launching of her new book Decolonizing Employment, Aboriginal inclusion in Canada’s labour market October 7th, 7pm at McNally Robinson. All are invited. “A cogent, well-documented critique of neoliberal labour market policy and… Read More