Who’s keeping score?

By Lynne Fernandez Two interesting reports crossed my desk recently. The first one, a column by Dan Lett, appeared in the Winnipeg Free Press on November 18th. Lett explains why he is unconvinced by Brian Pallister’s position on… Read More

National Housing Day: A profile on WestEnd Commons

By Jess Klassen This past weekend marked Canada’s National Housing Day. In recent history, housing in Canada hasn’t been a hopeful topic. In 1993 federal funds for new social housing development were cut and responsibility for social housing… Read More

Economics for Everyone!

Jim Stanford in Winnipeg Nov 24 Join Jim Stanford, economist for Unifor and panelist for CBC National’s “The Bottom Line” as we launch a brand-new second edition of Economic for Everyone: A Short Guide to the Economics of… Read More

An Evening with Naomi Klein

Naomi Klein to speak in Winnipeg April 8th, 2016 Award-winning Canadian author Naomi Klein will be speaking on climate and economic justice in Winnipeg next Spring. The event is hosted by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Manitoba… Read More

Addressing poverty in the Speech from the Throne

Manitoba’s economy has outpaced the rest of the country since 2008. It now leads every province in employment. Overall provincial debt has stabilized and prospects for future growth are high. Lieutenant Governor Janice Filmon will surely be directed… Read More

Job posting – housing researcher needed

The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, Manitoba office (CCPA – MB) is an independent, non-partisan research institute concerned with issues of social, economic and environmental justice. Founded in 1980, the CCPA is one of Canada’s leading progressive voices… Read More

What is Access to Information and does it Matter?

By Jamie Brownlee and Kevin Walby Under Canadian law, every citizen has the right to request information from federal, provincial/territorial, and municipal governments. Gaining access to tightly controlled government information is critical in promoting social justice.

Kathy Mallett – Inner City Builder

Kathy Mallett is being honoured at this year’s CCPA-MB Errol Black Chair Fundraising Brunch being held November 15 at the Hotel Fort Garry. There are unsung heroes in Winnipeg’s inner city, especially in the Aboriginal community, and few… Read More