The Education Property Tax Rebate: Do we seniors really need it?

The opposition’s unproductive filibuster of the provincial 2013 budget increase in the PST has left many aspects of the budget undebated. One is its failure to provide for improvement in the Employment & Income Assistance Program (EIA – …

The Two Faces of Government Policy Towards Local Food

By Colin Anderson Download PDF Small farm owners Pam and Clint Cavers were blindsided on August 28, 2013 when Manitoba Agriculture, Food and Rural Initiatives (MAFRI) staff showed up to “seize and destroy” their locally produced and cured …

Investment in Aboriginal Early Childhood Development Needed

By Kathy Mallet PDF version Doctors are demonstrating their ethical duty to patients by working towards a society in which everyone has an opportunity to lead a healthy life. Last winter, the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) and Maclean’s …

The Sherbook Pool and the struggle for inner-city health and recreation

by Lissie Rappaport In November of last year, the City closed the Sherbrook Pool, leaving the community and its dedicated swimmers high and dry. The closure was the result of corrosion of the structure; a City of Winnipeg …

Housing Researcher Wanted!

If you were thinking about applying to be the CCPA-MB’s researcher in housing and community development, send in those résumés! Deadline is this Friday, June 21st. See the job posting here.

Event Postponed – Our Stories Heard Around the World

So sorry.  Due to unforeseen circumstances the Signing Ceremony scheduled for Wednesday March 20th has been postponed till a later date.

Child Welfare in a Neoliberal Era: Past, Present, and Future

PDF version by Erin Knight Available to the public online through the University of Toronto library is an insightful doctoral dissertation in which the student, Kristen Smith, interviewed front-line child welfare workers in Ontario. She was interested in …

Symposium to honour Dr. Robert Chernomas

HOLD THE DATE! The University of Manitoba Department of Economics will be holding a symposium to honour Dr. Robert Chernomas on February 8, 2013 in room 307 Tier Building. The program will run from 9:00 – 4:00 and …