Speaking Up Winter 2022

Attacks on Public Education: Lessons for Manitoba

The Provincial overhaul of K – 12 Education removes local democratic oversight of education, starves the system of funding, and will reinforce systemic racism. How have other jurisdictions fought back against similar threats? Please join us for this …


Brewing up Debate: Alternatives to Austerity in Manitoba

Note time change!   Feb 9th start 6:00 pm – come for 5:30 and buy your snack and beverage of choice. For video of this event click HERE.

Aboriginal people moving to the city need supports

New report suggests policy fixes, garners huge community support The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) launched its report, Moving to the City: Housing and Aboriginal Migration to Winnipeg before a packed room at the Circle of Life …

Report launch – Moving to the City: Housing and Aboriginal Migration to Winnipeg

A Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Manitoba report by Josh Brandon and Evelyn Peters

Winnipeg mayoral debate on environmental issues

Winnipeg’s all-candidates mayoral forum on the environment will take place September 30th at the First Unitarian-Universalist Church (603 Wellington Crescent). The forum will give voters the opportunity to hear how candidates would address major environmental challenges facing Winnipeg …

Thank you for a great supporter week

Thanks to everyone who came out to our supporter week open house on Thursday. The open house at the Social Enterprise Centre had some some great conversation as well as a taste of some wood fired pizza, made onsite …

CCPA MB research backs social movements, leveraging change

Evidence-based policy research can exert a powerful force for social change, especially when it stands with the community in its actions and organising. The role of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives – Manitoba is to inform social …

Taking Back the City: Winnipeg 2014 Alternative Municipal Budget

Please join us for the official launch of Taking Back the City: Winnipeg 2014 Alternative Municipal Budget. The Alternative Municipal budget outlines what the City of Winnipeg could do if it were truly committed to social justice, environmental …

Book Launch: Inner City Renovation

Please join us in celebrating the launch of Inner City Renovation: How a Social Enterprise Changes Lives and Communities by Marty Donkervoort Marty Donkervoort will give a short talk about his book on Thursday, September 19, 2013, 7:00pm