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

New Report: What does it take to house a Syrian Refugee?

Supporting Refugee Housing and Resettlement Beyond the Syrian Refugee Crisis By Ray Silvius, Hani Ataa Al-Ubeady, Dyland Chyz-Lund, Carlos Colorado and Emily Halldorson In this report we demonstrate the specific constellation of events, initiatives, and supports that contributed… Read More

Carbon Pricing and Climate Mitigation Backgrounder Part I

By James Magnus-Johnston The federal government has stated that if provinces don’t impose a price on carbon, it will impose its own price by 2018.  Trudeau has stated that “if neither price nor cap and trade is in… Read More

Pulling back the curtain on University budget reports

By Cameron and Janet Morrill The need to “tighten our belts” is heard so often in the public sector, it is pretty much accepted without question. This is certainly the case for Canadian universities: actions such as raising… Read More

Manitoba municipalities struggle to meet housing needs: Mayors

Molly McCracken, CCPA-MB Director moderating panel at Municipal housing event.  Photo credit – Bailey Hildebrand-Russell By Bailey Hildebrand-Russell Cities and towns across the province are learning to work within their unique economic climates and available policy tools to… Read More

How to really help Manitoban families: Build a universal childcare system

By Susan Prentice Manitoba’s childcare system is staggering to meet the needs of parents and children, and recent signs give little confidence the new provincial government will respond effectively. Over a dozen community groups who are ready to… Read More