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 …
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 risky liquor privatization legislation introduced by PC government
By Kyle Ross, MGEU President The Stefanson government’s full-on privatization of provincial liquor sales went into overdrive last week with the introduction of Bill 30.
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 …
Manitobans want to maintain education property taxes to pay for public education
January 20, 2023 For Immediate Release (Winnipeg, Treaty One): Manitobans want the provincial government to keep the money earmarked for the Education Property Tax Rebate and spend it on public services instead, finds a Probe Research poll.
Minimum Wage increase in Manitoba
Niall Harney’s presentation in response to Bill 4, The Minimum Wage Adjustment Act,2022.