Hard Times Require Bold Action at City Hall 

By Niall Harney Previously published in the Winnipeg Free Press June 8, 2022 It is an election year in Winnipeg and come October, a new mayor will be sitting in the City’s top seat. The 2022 Winnipeg Alternative …

Provincial budget is a missed opportunity

Previously published in the Winnipeg Free Press May 4, 2002 By Niall Harney

Winnipeg poverty reduction plan needs financial commitment

By Shauna MacKinnon and Desiree McIvor

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 …

Manitoba’s Losing its Edge: It’s time to Reject Austerity

By Jesse Hajer First published in the Winnipeg Free Press March 3, 2020

Time is Now for 2020 Vision: Need Manitoba Climate & Social Action Budget

Lynne Fernandez Executive Policy Committee presentation November 28, 2019

The Big Squeeze between City and Provincial Budgets

By Lynne Fernandez The City of Winnipeg budget is always affected by the provincial budget, but this year Mayor Bowman did his best to reverse that situation. Before, during and after the release of the city’s budget, the …

Balanced Budget Legislation – presentation to committee

The Fiscal Responsibility and Taxpayer Amendment Act, Bill 27, Manitoba Presented by Lynne Fernandez, Errol Black Chair in Labour Issues, CCPA MB. Submitted October 24, 2018. The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) is an independent research institute …

Manitoba Climate & Green Plan – presentation to committee

  By Molly McCracken Climate change poses extreme risks for all our families, communities and province. As elected officials you represent all Manitobans and have a responsibility to act in the face of threats. The United Nations International …