Supervised Consumption Site…

CCPA Manitoba Presentation to Standing Policy Committee on Protection, Community Services and Parks in support of the tabling of the Supervised Consumption Site in Winnipeg report June 7, 2021 – presented by Molly McCracken

Bill 64 Smashing K-12 education eggs

By John Wiens

Previously published in the Winnipeg Free Press May 25, 2021

Regulator’s failure puts water at risk

First published in the Winnipeg Free Press May 19, 2021

By Don Sullivan

Education Property Tax Cuts Worsen Income Inequality in Manitoba

By Molly McCracken

Nova Scotia Education Overhaul a Cautionary Tale for Manitoba

By Molly McCracken and Pamela Rogers

How this tax season has impacted poverty

By Jerry Buckland

Where did all the vaccines go?

By Pete Hudson

Attacks on Public Education: Lessons for Manitoba

The Provincial overhaul of K – 12 Education removes local democratic oversight of education, starves the system of funding, and will reinforce systemic racism. How have other jurisdictions fought back against similar threats? Please join us for this online panel presentation and discussion.

Tuesday April 27th
6 pm – 7:30pm

Panelists:

  • Archy Beals, former elected African Nova Scotian Representative, Halifax School Board and appointee to the Provincial Advisory Council on Education in Nova Scotia
  • James Bedford, President, Manitoba Teachers’ Society 
  • Muna Kadri, Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation member 
  • Medeana Moussa, Executive Director, Support Our Students (SOS) Alberta
  • Paul Wozney, President, Nova Scotia Teachers’ Union 


Register in advance for this webinar:
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_oK4fVoxIQwaNswOsIRMTKg
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Co-sponsored by the Manitoba Teachers’ Society and the Winnipeg Labour Council.

Budget winds create very little change

First published in the Winnipeg Free Press April 10, 2021

I tried to tell the people but they never heard a word I say

They say there’s nothing out there but wheat fields anyway

Just a farmer’s wife hanging laundry in her backyard

Out on the prairie where the winds blow long and hard

Neil Young, Prairie Winds

By Saku Pinta,

Manitoba Hydro Against the Wall

First published in the Winnipeg Free Press April 9, 2021.

By Lynne Fernandez