Valley of despair in Manitoba health care

By Brianne Goertzen The overhaul of Manitoba’s health care system has been met with repeated calls to slow down from those on the front lines of care. The consistent and persistent stories from patients and front line workers… Read More

The thin edge of the wedge: Privatization of Lifeflight

By Brianne Goertzen First published in the Winnipeg Free Press, February 2, 2019 When it comes to evaluating the “value for money” in air ambulance services, the safety of patients and staff should be a key factor. When… Read More

Budget 2017 aka attack on students and recent graduates

By Michael Barkman and Brianne Goertzen On April 11, the Progressive Conservative government led by Brian Pallister released its second budget under their mandate. While the government is calling it moderate, post-secondary students are calling it an attack… Read More

Keep Post-Secondary Education Tuition Legislation

By Brianne Goertzen and Michael Barkman First published on the CBC website Oct 14, 2016 Post-secondary education is a public good that all Manitobans value and should have access to. Unfortunately, Premier Pallister, when asked about protecting affordability… Read More

Student Issues are Election Issues

By Brianne Goertzen and Michael Barkman  Lazy, entitled, apathetic, disengaged, these are just some of the words that are used to mis-categorize and label post-secondary students. The reality of the average Manitoban student strings together a series of… Read More