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Low-Income Bus Pass: Community Perspective

The City of Winnipeg is considering adopting a Low-Income Bus Pass in this year’s budget. This is a great step in the right direction, and one of the recommendations that the Make Poverty History Manitoba coalition called for in our … Continue reading

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Make Poverty History Manitoba contributes to Provincial Budget Consultation

The Province of Manitoba offers the opportunity for Manitobans to send in ideas for each yearly provincial budget. This year, Make Poverty History Manitoba contributed to the 2019 Province of Manitoba budget consultation, Making Choices. Our vision is simple: a Manitoba … Continue reading

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Celebrating Our Community Campaign Success!

It’s been just over a month since Winnipeg’s municipal election. Thank you to everyone who was involved in our campaign for a Winnipeg Without Poverty this past year. From our launch of this important community report on May 2, til … Continue reading

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Anti-poverty advocates respond to November 2018 provincial Throne Speech

The Speech from the Throne delivered by the Province of Manitoba on November 20, 2018 includes small steps toward addressing the consequences of poverty, but spoke little about real action to address root causes of poverty.  There was little to … Continue reading

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Your Winnipeg in 2030: Making Poverty History

The Winnipeg Without Poverty campaign during the municipal election was a great success. What next? The Winnipeg Foundation, in partnership with Make Poverty History Manitoba, invites you to join a dynamic and interactive Vital Conversation about envisioning a city without … Continue reading

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Candidate Responses

We asked Mayoral Candidates and City Council Candidates four questions on a Winnipeg Without Poverty. Read their answers! If elected: 1. Will you be a champion for a Winnipeg Without Poverty and commit to leading the development of a comprehensive … Continue reading

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Anti-Poverty Advocates, Community Rally calling for Municipal and Provincial Poverty Reduction Plans

Make Poverty History Manitoba, along with community organizations, members, and people with lived experience of poverty, will be hosting a rally and march on Thursday, October 11th. We are calling on both levels of government, municipal and provincial, to take … Continue reading

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New polling on support for poverty reduction

Nearly 60 percent want province to spend to lift all Manitobans above the poverty line WINNIPEG, MB – As the Province prepares to release its comprehensive poverty reduction strategy, new polling shows solid public support for increased provincial government funding … Continue reading

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Winnipeg Without Poverty: Calling on the City to Lead

Report Launch – Winnipeg Without Poverty: Calling on the City to Lead Who: Make Poverty History Manitoba What: Launch of Winnipeg Without Poverty: Calling on the City to Lead, a community-based poverty reduction plan for Winnipeg Where: Magnus Eliason Recreation … Continue reading

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Manitoba anti-poverty coalition calls for action to end poverty, not limit Charter rights

Make Poverty History Manitoba (MPHM) is deeply concerned about the potential impact of Bill 24, the Social Services Appeal Board Amendment Act, on access to justice for low-income and vulnerable Manitobans, and instead calls on the provincial government to take … Continue reading

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