Manitoba Budget 2024/25 Submission

Honourable Minister of Finance, government officials, delegates and participants, I am pleased to present the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Manitoba budget submission.  The CCPA is Canada’s leading progressive research institute. We publish peer-reviewed research on a range …

Austerity and income assistance

Economic Benefits of Increasing the Minimum Wage

Email the Government of Manitoba about reversing the tax cuts

New report on single-step union certification and anti-scab legislation in Manitoba

Reversing the tide on income inequality in Manitoba 

By Niall Harney Previously published in the Winter 2024 issue of the Monitor page 6. Federal and provincial governments’ rapid responses to the economic fallout caused by COVID- 19 taught us important lessons about the capacity of government …

Tax cuts true threat to Manitoba’s finances

Previously published in the Winnipeg Free Press December 18, 2023

Manitoba Living Wage Update 2023

December 12, 2023 For Immediate Release (Winnipeg, Treaty One):  In Winnipeg, the living wage has risen to $19.21 per hour, in Brandon to $15.69 per hour, and in Thompson to $17.48 per hour. In Winnipeg, this is an …

An interview with Ricardo Tranjan, author of The Tenant Class

Ricardo Tranjan, author of The Tenant Class, joins us for a community conversation with local housing activists Rebecca Hume (Together at 149 Langside), Yutaka Dirks (R2H Coalition) and moderator Stefan Hodges (West Broadway Tenants Committee).

More than 20,000 committed child care spaces not yet delivered

Manitoba far from meeting its child care promises