low income

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.
May 28, 2014
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From rooming houses to rooming homes

Molly McCracken
Saving rooming houses in Winnipeg should be a priority. This type of housing is viable when well maintained and connected with social supports.
Jan 24, 2014
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Housing crunch continues in Manitoba

Policy Fix
Across Canada, housing prices slowed down in 2013, but in Manitoba, there are no signs of the housing crunch abating. Last month, the average house price in Winnipeg surpassed $300,000.


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