KPMG: Reasons to be skeptical of the advice they offer

By Jim Silver It is curious that the Pallister government would have hired consulting firm KPMG to provide advice on how to manage the Province’s affairs. KPMG’s actions across the world and in Canada—some illegal; many promoting the… Read More

Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls: The cost of doing nothing to prevent tragedy

By Marina Puzyreva and John Loxley, As the Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) continues, a new study looks at the problems of reactive government policy on MMIWG in Manitoba. The complex impacts on… Read More

Prove Yourself! Barriers to accessing ID for low-income Manitobans

By Ellen Smirl Government-issued identification (ID) is essential to gain access to a wide range of government entitlements, commercial services and financial systems. Lack of ID on the other hand, represents a critical barrier that prevents low-income Manitobans… Read More

Concordia Hospital ER Closure: bad news for persons with disabilities and seniors

By Carlos Sosa In April of 2017, it was announced that there would be dramatic changes in the way that healthcare would be delivered in Manitoba. One of the biggest users of the healthcare system are marginalized populations… Read More

Amy Goodman – Democracy Now! Friday Sept 29, 2017

Award-winning journalist to share “Stories of Democracy, Resistance and Hope” Amy Goodman Friday September 29, 2017 Doors 7:00 pm; Program 8:00 pm Knox United Church 400 Edmonton Stre Wheelchair accessible WINNIPEG — The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Manitoba (CCPA-MB)… Read More

Social Impacts Bonds and the Financing of Child Welfare

Presentation by Dr. John Loxley Thursday August 31 Doors open at 11:30 Presentation, Q & A 12:00 – 1:15 Millennium Library RSVP to ccpamb@policyalternatives.ca or call 204-927-3200    

Living Wage 2016/17 Report launch Thursday June 29

Winnipeg: The most recent living wage for Winnipeg, Brandon and Thompson will be released on Thursday June 29th at 12:00 at the Social Enterprise Centre, second floor 765 Main St. by economist Lynne Fernandez. The Living Wage is… Read More

Living Wage Report Launch – Save the date June 29

Join us at noon on Thursday June 29th at the Social Enterprise Centre at 765 Main St for the Living Wage Report for Manitoba. 12:00 – 1 pm

Join the discussion on City of Winnipeg – Poverty reduction plan June 27

Minimum wage bill entrenches poverty wage – presentations to committee

Bill 33 Minimum Wage Indexation Act was heard by the Standing Committee on Social and Economic Development on May 23rd, 2017. CCPA Manitoba made two presentations to committee: Comparing a living wage with minimum wage – Lynne Fernandez … Read More