Increasing Aboriginal Labour Market Participation: Making a case for Labour Market Intermediaries

PDF version by Shauna MacKinnon The Conference Board of Canada recently published a report titled Understanding the Value, Challenges, and Opportunities of Engaging Metis, Inuit, and First Nations Workers. Organizations like the Conference Board are paying close attention… Read More

Dreaming Big Dreams?

PDF version by Jim Silver Congratulations both to the Social Planning Council of Winnipeg (SPCW) for raising the issue of the long-standing divide between Winnipeg’s North End and the rest of the city, and to the Free Press… Read More

Partnering for Change – Community Based Solutions for Aboriginal and Inner-city Poverty

by Shauna MacKinnon The Manitoba Research Alliance (MRA), a community university research partnership hosted by CCPA Manitoba under the leadership of University of Manitoba Economist Dr. John Loxley has received a 7-year, $2.5 million  Partnership Grant through the… Read More

Film Screening: We Will Be Free

The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Manitoba presents a special screening of We Will Be Free by Max Fabian Meis and Ferdinand Carrière of Downsideup Film Productions June 20th, 2012, 7pm Millennium Library Free Admission Q&A to follow Opening… Read More

CCPA Participates in Enbridge Pipeline Public Forum

On February 16 the Green Action Centre, along with several other organizations, hosted a public forum on the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline. This pipeline, if built, will run from Alberta’s tar sands to the pristine northern coast… Read More

The Harper ‘apology’: Residential schools and Bill C-10

PDF version by Shauna MacKinnon We learn fairly early in life that when you apologize for something that you have done wrong, it is expected that your apology will be followed by a change in behaviour. The result… Read More

CCPA-MB Fundraising Brunch with Justice Sinclair

PLEASE NOTE: The Brunch with Justice Sinclair has been cancelled, and will be rescheduled. Please stay tuned for more information.  Justice Murray Sinclair, the chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, has graciously agreed to be a guest… Read More

CLOUT- Community Led Organizations United Together

by Shauna Mackinnon, Director of CCPA -MB Community Led Organizations United Together (CLOUT) is a coalition of nine community-based organizations providing direct service to inner-city children and families. They are: Andrew Street Family Centre, Ma Mawi Wi Chi… Read More