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… Read More

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… Read More

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… Read More