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Failing Grade: Manitoba Poverty Reduction Strategy and Budget 2019

“I grew up poor. I appreciate the reality that many Manitobans face. It’s very difficult for many Manitobans right now. The month runs out a lot of times after the money has run out…. I want to work with anyone … Continue reading

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EIA recipient budgets may be clawed back with incoming Federal Carbon Rebates

Some of the lowest income Manitobans are at risk of having their federal Carbon Action Incentive rebates clawed back by the provincial government. Make Poverty History Manitoba has asked Families Minister, Heather Stefanson to amend the Manitoba Assistance regulation so … Continue reading

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Community Responds to Manitoba’s new Poverty Reduction Strategy

On Monday, the Province of Manitoba released its poverty reduction strategy, Pathways to a Better Future. On Thursday, March 7, 2019, they will release their 2019 Budget. This strategy was released almost two years late according to The Poverty Reduction … 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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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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Debate to put poverty on the election agenda

Debate to put poverty on the election agenda Winnipeg, MB – March 22, 2016 Poverty is turning out to be central issue in Manitoba’s 2016 election. Candidates from Manitoba’s Greens, Liberals, Progressive Conservatives and New Democratic Party will have a … Continue reading

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