Speaking UP 2021

Join us for a series of online events on the second Thursday of each month from 7 pm – 8:15 pm on Zoom. Read more for details on each event and click on blue dates to register!

Manitoba Inequality Update: Low income families left behind

By Ian Hudson and Benita Cohen, A decade ago the CCPA-MB released the Stuck in Neutral report on inequality in Manitoba. Although inequality was less pronounced in Manitoba than it was in other provinces, earnings for the poorest …

The $100 Million Question

First published in the Winnipeg Free Press Friday July 14, 2017 By Lynne Fernandez and Ian Hudson In March of 2017, the Premier claimed that for every one per cent the province lowered (or didn’t raise) wages for …

The Conservative Stealth Strategy to Undermine Medicare

By Robert Chernomas and Ian Hudson teach economics at the University of Manitoba and are Research Associates of CCPA MB. The Harper government has a two-fold strategy to undermine Medicare. One part of the game plan is to …

Municipal Budgets: You Get What You Pay For

Winnipeg’s mayoral race is now officially underway. Any serious contenders are going to have to convince a very skeptical public that they can turn around what really has been a winter of discontent with City services. Unfortunately, problems …