20 years of research in the public interest: CCPA Manitoba

This year the Manitoba office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives celebrates 20 years of independent research, analysis and expertise. From last year’s talk by Naomi Klein to this year’s address by black freedom movement icon Angela… Read More

Proposed legislation a sentence of poverty for low income workers

By Josh Brandon and Molly McCracken Working should be a route out of poverty, but for some, low wages are a poverty trap. The current minimum wage is inadequate as at $11/ hour, it places workers as far… Read More

Minimum wage bill entrenches poverty wage – presentations to committee

Bill 33 Minimum Wage Indexation Act was heard by the Standing Committee on Social and Economic Development on May 23rd, 2017. CCPA Manitoba made two presentations to committee: Comparing a living wage with minimum wage – Lynne Fernandez … Read More

P3’s must give ‘value for money’

By Lynne Fernandez First published in the Winnipeg Free Press May 6, 2017 On May 2, 2017 the Province’s news release announced it would be putting out a request for proposals (RFP) for Public Private Partnerships (P3s) to… Read More

Angela Y. Davis – a primer

By Bronwyn-Dobchuck Land On Saturday, May 6, 2017, Dr. Angela Y. Davis will deliver a talk in Winnipeg at Knox United Church titled Race, Resistance, and Revolution: Freedom is a Constant Struggle. She will be hosted by the… Read More