Job Posting-Coordinator Position

Coordinator Position Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Manitoba (in Winnipeg) Full time (35 hours/week) September 2017 – April 30, 2018 The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, Manitoba office (CCPA MB) is an independent, non-partisan research institute concerned with issues… Read More

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

  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 who live… 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

The “Humanizing Transit” event series kicks off with Jarrett Walker!

Join us for a talk about how to make Winnipeg Transit more customer-focused by internationally recognized transit expert Jarrett Walker. Walker is a public transit consultant, communicator and champion. By breaking down the user experience and clarifying transit… Read More

Uber No Solution for Winnipeg: Analysis of taxi and transport

By Paul Moist Conservative forces in the provincial legislature and at Winnipeg City Hall are combining to enable ride-sharing services such as Uber and allow its introduction into the Winnipeg market. Acting on recommendations of the December 2016… Read More