By Niall Harney
Previously published in the Winnipeg Free Press June 8, 2022
It is an election year in Winnipeg and come October, a new mayor will be sitting in the City’s top seat. The 2022 Winnipeg Alternative Municipal Budget, “Winnipeg at a Crossroads”, released last month offers candidates and Winnipeggers a fully costed budget for the City of Winnipeg. Written by 27 authors from 18 community organizations, these Winnipeg policy experts direct Winnipeg to a more prosperous, inclusive and sustainable future.
For Immediate Release (Winnipeg): The Manitoba government introduced legislation yesterday to allow Cabinet to increase the minimum wage if inflation rises above 5 per cent, as measured in the first three months of the year.
By Niall Harney and Julie Guard
Province cutting revenue by $363.4 million at expense of education, housing, civil service, and municipalities