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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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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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Promise on poverty reduction unfulfilled

Finance Minister, Cameron Friesen, has called his 2018 budget “Keeping Our Promises: Real Progress for Manitobans”, but one promise that this government has not kept is the commitment to make ending poverty a top priority. According to a budget paper … Continue reading

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Join us for our 2nd annual fundraising concert

Make Poverty History Manitoba is proud to announce our 2nd annual awareness and fundraising event, Thursday March 22 at 8 pm (Doors at 7:15) featuring: Ridley Bent, Jess Reimer and Jermey Hamm, Tara Williamson and Kelly Bado. Tickets  $20 at: … Continue reading

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Concerned Manitobans launch campaign for a Livable Basic Needs Benefit

                                                                                                             February 21, 2018 Make Poverty History Manitoba (MPHM) and Basic Income Manitoba are launching a campaign calling on the provincial government to introduce a new Livable Basic Needs Benefit, replacing the existing Employment and Income Assistance (EIA) benefit. … Continue reading

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Coalition uses music in the fight against poverty

Music has always held a key for social change. Make Poverty History Manitoba (MPHM) is planning to unlock that potential with its second annual fundraising concert, Thursday, March 22 at the West End Cultural Centre. The concert will featuring prominent … Continue reading

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Participate in Manitoba’s poverty reduction plan consultation

Last fall, Manitoba launched a consultation for a renewed poverty reduction plan to address the critical realities of Manitobans living in poverty.  Send in your views to participate.  Sign our petition we are co-hosting with Social Planning Council of Winnipeg. The … Continue reading

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