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Read this Op-ed! Poverty, percentages and the PST

Read this Op-Ed from two members of our Provincial Working Group, Caitlin Ferry and Shauna Mackinnon, with more of our take on the recent cuts & changes to EIA and Rent Assist. Or find it on the Free Press website. … Continue reading

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Coalition uses music in the fight against poverty

What: Make Poverty History Manitoba’s 3rd Annual Fundraiser Where: West End Cultural Centre, 586 Ellice Ave. Winnipeg, MB When: Thursday, March 14, 8:00 pm (doors at 7:15) Featuring: Sweet Alibi; Jaxon Haldane; Tuva Bergstrom; Nick Parenteau Hosted by Michael Champagne … Continue reading

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Make Poverty History responds to 2019 City of Winnipeg Budget

Make Poverty History responds to 2019 City of Winnipeg Budget We congratulate the City of Winnipeg for initiating a Low Income Bus Pass program in the 2019 Budget, beginning on April 1, 2020. Affordable public transit is foundational to building … Continue reading

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Make Poverty History in Winnipeg & Manitoba: Fundraising Concert

Make Poverty History | 3rd Annual Fundraiser Join together to harness the power of music to help drive social change, raise awareness about poverty, and make it history. All proceeds go to support the work of Make Poverty History Manitoba, … 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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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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