Make Poverty History Manitoba (MPHM) is a multi-sector collaborative coalition - representing Indigenous, newcomer, labour, women, 2SLGBTQ*, disability, business, education, student, youth, urban, rural, and northern communities.

Our coalition is committed to changing public policy to achieve a Manitoba without poverty.

Our efforts are primarily directed at the provincial and municipal level.

Know Poverty - Provincial Poverty Reduction Strategy

We advocate for a comprehensive plan to end poverty across the province.

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Livable Basic Needs Benefit

Manitobans deserve help meeting essential needs, especially when they're affected by poverty.

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Winnipeg Without Poverty

We're calling on the city to lead in the fight against poverty.

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News

  • Manitoba Election 2019 – Platform Updates
      Election Day is Tuesday, September 10! More information at Elections Manitoba. Use CBC Manitoba’s Election Voters’ Guide for all you need to know before you vote. Platform Updates How do the Manitoba major political party’s commitments on our coalition’s policy priority areas stack up? Here’s a presentation of the information within each of Manitoba’s major political party ...
  • Get caught up on our Provincial Election Forum
    Missed our 2019 Provincial Election Forum, co-hosted with Winnipeg Harvest, Social Planning Council of Winnipeg, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives – Manitoba Office and Canadian CED Network/ Réseau canadien de DEC? Watch this video for some highlights, including questions on comprehensive strategies to address poverty, income, education & training, housing, mental health & ...
  • Statement following Tuesday's Hunger & Poverty Provincial Forum
    This Manitoba election – we must focus on POVERTY.  Almost 1 in 10 Manitobans live in poverty. It’s a root cause of so many key issues in Manitoba – the mental health & addictions crisis, worsened health outcomes, crime and incarceration, and social exclusion. On Tuesday, August 20th, Make Poverty History Manitoba, along with partners in our coalition at Winnipeg Harvest, Social ...

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