Lynne Fernandez

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Dec 7, 2016
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It's time to give back to Manitoba's North

Lynne Fernandez
Governments need to move away from throwing public money at private corporations that do not have a meaningful commitment to the North's people and land.
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Aug 30, 2016
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Manitoba youth crisis workers left in limbo

Lynne Fernandez
Manitoba Government and General Employees Union members at Macdonald Youth Services (Local 221), who provide crisis intervention services to youth in Winnipeg, walked off the job on August 2.
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Mar 31, 2016
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New investments bring ray of hope for Winnipeg Transit

Lynne Fernandez
With the beginning of investment in maintenance trades staff and Winnipeg's bus fleet, there's reason to be cautiously optimistic that Winnipeg Transit's fortunes are slowly changing.
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Mar 15, 2016
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The critics are wrong: Manitoba's economy is strong

Lynne Fernandez
Although the fiscal update is much shorter on detail than a full budget would be, there are enough broad strokes to give us an economic picture. And that picture generated no shortage of criticism.
Blog
Apr 27, 2015
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Budget 2015: The inequality budget

Lynne Fernandez
Rather than showing their fiscal responsibility by creating good jobs and investing in citizens, the Harper government has secured the position of Canada's richest.
Blog
Jan 23, 2015
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Realizing the potential of public transit in Winnipeg

Lynne Fernandez
Harry Paine
Imagine what kind of a public transit system we could have if we increased the resources going to transit. Now imagine how that sort of public transit system could transform Winnipeg.
Blog
Oct 6, 2014
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A living wage lifts workers and the economy

Lynne Fernandez
Kirsten Bernas
Closing the gap between the minimum wage and the living wage is a win-win strategy that provides income security for Manitoban families while stimulating our economy.
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Sep 5, 2014
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A vote for austerity is a vote for more suffering

Lynne Fernandez
We all need to understand austerity and its implications before we decide who to vote for in the upcoming municipal election, and further ahead in the federal and provincial elections.

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