Futures Forward Enhancement Project: Qualitative Research of Youth Housing First Pilot Project

By Rachel Antonia Dunsmore

Red River College Decision Part of a Pattern of Bad Decision-Making

By Paul Moist and Jim Silver

The Gaslighting of Manitobans in Health Care

By Brianne Goertzen First published by the Winnipeg Free Press June 25, 2019 The health care overhaul has been well-documented in the media, and routinely questioned in the Legislative Assembly, yet transparency and accountability is lacking. In fact, …

Time to move forward with respect

By Marcel Hardisty First published in the Winnipeg Free Press June 5, 2019 For the last 100 days Camp Morningstar has nurtured a sacred fire on Hollow Water First Nation traditional territory in order to provide balanced information …

Why Strong Manitoba School Boards Matter

Notwithstanding discussions and concerns about recent provincial Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) and Pan-Canadian Assessment Program (PCAP) test scores, or the importance of always looking for improvement, Manitoba has a high quality public school sys­tem that is …

MB Liquor Between Rock and Hard Place

By Lynne Fernandez The issuance of mandate letters to provincial crown corporations has put management and staff on notice, warning that “the old way of doing things” is over. The preamble for all the letters is the same, …

New Manitoba Housing Data

Education reviews must focus on kids

By Erika Shaker In January, Manitoba’s education minister Kelvin Goertzen announced the creation of a commission to review the provincial school system and propose a ‘“renewed vision for kindergarten to Grade 12 education,” to “ignite change” to existing …

The changing nature of social housing in Manitoba

By Sarah Cooper What makes social housing ‘social’? In part, social housing is different from private-market housing because it intentionally provides low-cost housing for low-income households. But it is also a way of taking housing out of the …

It is time to stop contracting Transit Plus out

By Carlos Sosa, Zach Fleisher, and Sara Atnikov First published in the Winnipeg Free Press April 12, 2019 For years, an open secret in Winnipeg has been the poor quality of service associated with Transit Plus (previously Handi-Transit), …