State of the City of Winnipeg’s Finances 2001-2021

By Katherine Burley and Ian Hudson

The City of Winnipeg’s financial problems preceded both COVID and the cuts under the current provincial government. State of the City of Winnipeg Finances 2001 – 2021 shows how Winnipeg has been starving itself of revenues, and its citizens of services, for the past two decades. This report is a precursor to the Winnipeg Alternative Municipal Budget, a community budget as if all Winnipeggers mattered, written by local experts, due out Spring 2022.