Report Launch – Losing Ground: How Canada’s Employment Insurance system undermines inner-city and Aboriginal workers

Full report The CCPA-MB will launch its report: Losing Ground: How Canada’s Employment Insurance system undermines inner-city and Aboriginal workers at 10 am, January 10th in room 104 at the Union Centre at Smith and Broadway. The report …

Canada-EU Trade Deal Bad for Manitoba

PDF version by Lynne Fernandez and John Jacobs Recent leaks from the negotiations between Canada and EU confirm concerns that a comprehensive economic and trade agreement (CETA) would infringe on Manitoba’s ability to promote economic development and advance …

Breaking Barriers, Building Bridges

PDF version This year’s State of the Inner City report will be launched on December 12, 2012, at 11:30am at Thunderbird House. For more information, please see here. by Shauna MacKinnon The 2012 State of the Inner City …

State of the Inner City Report Launch

                Join us for this year’s State of the Inner City report launch! December 12 at Circle of Life Thunderbird House, 715 Main St. Lunch at 11:30, presentation at 12:00. Please …

Keeping them at bay: Practices of municipal exclusion

PDF version Full report by Ian Skelton Control over the use of land is politically charged, and has frequently led to cases of unfair treatment in the courts and human rights tribunals. Rulings have found that many cities …

Is It Time To Repeal Balanced-budget Legislation In Manitoba?

by Errol Black and Shauna MacKinnon In a recent review of income inequality in Manitoba, we compared Manitoba to Canada.  The comparison showed that in 2010 “Manitoba was the most equal province before taxes and the third most …

Income Inequality: Manitoba can do better

by Errol Black and Shauna MacKinnon The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives has been documenting the rise in inequality in Canada since 2006. More recently, the Conference Board of Canada and the OECD have confirmed this trend. These …

Together we have CLOUT

When a group of strong-willed and compassionate women join forces to work for social justice in their North End community in Winnipeg, good things get done because together, they have clout. In 2010, the CCPA-MB produced a video …

You Know You’re Not Alone: Community Development in Public Housing

PDF version Full report by Sarah Cooper In Winnipeg, three out of five households living in poverty live outside the inner city. This suggests that although the problems faced by low income households in the inner city are …

2012 Winnipeg Preliminary Operating Budget goes Madly Off in All Directions

Unfortunately this year’s preliminary operating budget does not set a clear course that will help the city realize the goals stated in OurWinnipeg. Instead, it pits the private sector against the public, businesses against property owners, transit against …