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.

Fast Facts: Remembering Don Sullivan

By Jim Silver,

Work Life: A Roadmap for Adult Education in Manitoba

By Jim Silver Manitoba is awash with problems. Many have been allowed to grow for decades. There is no quick fix. However, one part of a longer-term solution—and governments really must begin to think longer term—is an enhanced …

Tribute to Journalist Frances Russell

By Doug Smith Before there was a CCPA-Manitoba, there was Frances Russell. Her journalistic career started in the 1960s and took her to Ottawa, Toronto, and Victoria. But in the mid-1970s, she returned to Winnipeg and began to …

Manitoba fails to adequately raise Minimum Wage

August 18, 2022 For Immediate Release (Winnipeg): The Manitoba government’s minimum wage announcement today will not cover the massive cost of living increases low-income workers face in 2022.

Work Life: Cost of wage-freeze effort becoming apparent

By Niall Harney and Julie Guard

Provincial budget is a missed opportunity

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

New report shows Manitoba’s energy transition is not just possible, but practical

Adult Education Creates Lasting Solutions

By Jim Silver