Portage la Prairie P3 decision fails the public interest test

By Paul Moist Pursuant to new provincial and federal effluent guidelines, the City of Portage la Prairie is required to upgrade its wastewater facilities, known as the Water Pollution Control Facility (WPCF). The new Public-Private Partnership (P3) project… Read More

Proposed City Development Fee Long Overdue

By Paul Moist A version of this article will also be published in the Wolseley Leaf Community Newspaper Winnipeg City Council is currently considering a development fee to ensure that suburban growth in our city pays its fair… Read More

Manitoba’s Pension Record

By Paul Moist Pensions and the retirement security concerns of Canadians have been in the news in a big way in recent years. With two-thirds of Canadian workers not covered by a workplace pension plan and a majority… Read More

Bucking the Trend: Manitoba Defends Workers’ Pensions

Each day Canadian newspapers carry a version of the same story: working Canadians are not prepared for retirement. Statisticians and economists who look at the problem conclude that about half of middle-class baby boomers will experience a steep… Read More

Errol Black Chair in Labour Issues Fundraising Brunch – Paul Moist speech

On October 28, just over one week before Errol Black passed away,  CCPA-mb organized a fundraising brunch at the Fort Garry Hotel in Winnipeg in support of the Errol Black Chair in Labour Issues.  Thanks to the Hotel’s… Read More