Nova Scotia Education Overhaul a Cautionary Tale for Manitoba

By Molly McCracken and Pamela Rogers

How this tax season has impacted poverty

By Jerry Buckland

Where did all the vaccines go?

By Pete Hudson

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 online panel presentation and discussion.

Tuesday April 27th
6 pm – 7:30pm

Panelists:

  • Archy Beals, former elected African Nova Scotian Representative, Halifax School Board and appointee to the Provincial Advisory Council on Education in Nova Scotia
  • James Bedford, President, Manitoba Teachers’ Society 
  • Muna Kadri, Ontario Secondary School Teachers’ Federation member 
  • Medeana Moussa, Executive Director, Support Our Students (SOS) Alberta
  • Paul Wozney, President, Nova Scotia Teachers’ Union 


Register in advance for this webinar:
https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_oK4fVoxIQwaNswOsIRMTKg
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Co-sponsored by the Manitoba Teachers’ Society and the Winnipeg Labour Council.

Budget winds create very little change

First published in the Winnipeg Free Press April 10, 2021

I tried to tell the people but they never heard a word I say

They say there’s nothing out there but wheat fields anyway

Just a farmer’s wife hanging laundry in her backyard

Out on the prairie where the winds blow long and hard

Neil Young, Prairie Winds

By Saku Pinta,

Manitoba Hydro Against the Wall

First published in the Winnipeg Free Press April 9, 2021.

By Lynne Fernandez

Bill 13: Public Sector and Construction Projects (Tendering) Act

By Paul Moist

Seeking a just recovery from COVID-19

By Jesse Hajer and Lynne Fernandez

First published in the Winnipeg Free Press April 6, 2021.

Manitoba budget entrenches COVID economic inequities

Bill 64: The Public Education Modernization Act is Racist

By Elisabeth Braul