Shauna MacKinnon

Blog
Mar 30, 2016

Who's doing what about poverty reduction in Manitoba?

Shauna MacKinnon
For Manitobans concerned about poverty, there will be much to consider when sorting through political party platforms and promises in search of a meaningful poverty reduction plan.
Blog
Dec 8, 2015
Photo: AdolfGalland/flickr

Community plays important role in poverty reduction

Shauna MacKinnon
Alleviating poverty is a long-term proposition that requires multiple interventions. Community-based organizations are one part of the solution and they should be adequately funded to do their work.
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Oct 30, 2014
Photo by CCPA-MB

Fixing our divided city: Lessons from youth and elders

Shauna MacKinnon
Our city would be well served if Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal youth, inner-city and urban youth, Elders and other adults had an opportunity to come together at Circle of Life Thunderbird House.
Blog
May 14, 2014
Photo: Lynne Fernandez

World Urban Forum 7: Policy lessons from Colombia

Shauna MacKinnon
Lynne Fernandez
Sara Swartz
For one week in early April, Sara Swartz, Shauna MacKinnon and Lynne Fernandez visited Medellin, Colombia to take part in the seventh World Urban Forum (WUF7).
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Jun 8, 2011

Brigette DePape: Silently speaking truth to power

Shauna MacKinnon
Most Canadians will now have seen the striking image of Brigette DePape. Like Brigette, many youth across the world are wondering how they can make a difference.
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