4-Steps to take action on the budget 2024 – Reverse the tax cuts and invest in Manitoba.

Make no mistake, Manitoba Budget tax cuts are a gift to the rich

By Niall Harney Previously published in the Brandon Sun and The Winnipeg Free Press, March 23, 2023 The 2023 Manitoba Budget released on March 7 announced close almost $1 billion in revenue cuts. Despite claims about affordability for …

Fact-Checking Manitoba Budget Claims

Claim: “Budget 2023 removes 47,400 low-income Manitobans from the tax rolls and saves the average family $1,000” Impact: More of the Basic Personal Amount tax change money will go to Manitoba’s richest 10% than the bottom 50% combined. …

More of Budget 2023 tax changes go to Manitoba’s richest 10% than bottom 50% combined

Statistical analysis of the Manitoba Government Budget 2023 changes to the Basic Personal Amount (BPA) and income tax brackets find the top 10% are slated to get 26% of the total tax savings, equivalent to an average tax …

Budget 2023 hands down large tax cuts on the back of increased federal transfers

For Immediate Release (Winnipeg, Treaty One Territory): We are disappointed to see the provincial government prioritize large tax cuts in its 2023/24 budget at a moment when our provincial health care system and other social services are struggling …

Winnipeg’s Financial Cupboard is Bare

By Ian Hudson and Katherine Burley

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 …