A Family Living Wage for Manitoba

2016-17 Update
June 29, 2017
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Families who work for low wages face impossilbe choices--buy food or heat the house, feed the children or pay the rent.  The result can be spiralling debt, constant anxiety and long-term health problems.  This reports breaks out the differences in actual costs for single parent and two-parent families in three locations in the province of Manitoba:  Winnipeg, Brandon, Thompson.  And with these real costs proposes a living wage for these families.  See full report.