Policy Fix

Policy Fix delivers progressive analysis and commentary relevant to the issues of importance to Manitobans, with a particular emphasis on poverty and labour. Contributors include staff and research associates from the Manitoba Office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.

Latest posts from the Manitoba Office blog:

Call for nominations for the Joseph Zuken Citizen Activist Award 2022

by policyfix on June 14, 2022 Jospeh Zuken (1912 – 1986) was one of Winnipeg’s most effective and controversial politicians.  He served for over 42 years as a school trustee and city...

Hard Times Require Bold Action at City Hall 

by policyfix on June 8, 2022 By Niall Harney Alternative Municipal Budget launch May 11, 2022 at City Hall Previously published in the Winnipeg Free Press June 8, 2022 It is an election year in...

Revision to Manitoba Minimum Wage Legislation Inadequate

by policyfix on May 31, 2022 For Immediate Release (Winnipeg): The Manitoba government introduced legislation yesterday to allow Cabinet to increase the minimum wage if inflation rises above 5 per cent,...

Work Life: Cost of wage-freeze effort becoming apparent

by policyfix on May 25, 2022 By Niall Harney and Julie Guard Previously published in the Winnipeg Free Press April 8, 2022 The $19.3 million the court recently awarded to the University of...

Provincial budget is a missed opportunity

by policyfix on May 4, 2022 Previously published in the Winnipeg Free Press May 4, 2002 By Niall Harney Premier Stefanson’s first budget misses a huge opportunity to repair Manitoba’s...