Take aim at inequality

Previously published in the Winnipeg Free Press Saturday October 21, 2023

August 25, 2023 Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives – Manitoba research, published in 2017 in collaboration with Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs, suggests that the costs of the landfill search for Morgan Harris and Marcedes Myran are dwarfed by …

Manitoba Government Cuts Undermine Safety and Justice

By Elizabeth Comack and Amelia Curran 

Growing farmland inequality in the Prairies poses problems for all Canadians

By Annette Desmarais First published in The Conversation February 28, 2023 Real estate is a hot topic in Canada. Most Canadians are acutely aware of how home prices and rents have skyrocketed in the last 15 years or …

Why Don’t We Just Care?

Previously published in the Winnipeg Free Press March 30, 2023 By Elizabeth Comack In “A Tale of Two Sentences” (March 18, 2023 Winnipeg Free Press) Dean Pritchard reports on the stories of two men who were facing similar …

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 …

Land Back:

Unsettling the original injustice By Andrée Forest. First published in The Monitor Nov/Dec issue Land back. Two words simple in premise and profound in meaning.  These two words get at the essence of the original injustice between our …

Reforming Education in Manitoba

Previously published by CBC online November 21, 2021 By Jim Silver

Education Property Tax Cuts Worsen Income Inequality in Manitoba

By Molly McCracken

How this tax season has impacted poverty

By Jerry Buckland