Winnipeg Politics

Mar 2, 2016
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Hey Winnipeg, quit stalling on organic waste pickup

Green Action Centre
Most major Canadian cities have organic waste pickup. If Winnipeg does not move soon on this issue, we will be one of the few large cities in the country not doing our part.
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.
Jan 23, 2015
Photo: Vince Boothe/flickr

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.
Nov 21, 2014
Source: Manitoba Housing and Community Development

How affordable is affordable housing?

Josh Brandon
Despite high demand for housing in Winnipeg, some new non-profit housing projects are having difficulties filling some of their suites. Frontline housing advocates are rightly concerned.

Winnipeg mayoral debate on environmental issues

Sep 30, 2014 to Oct 1, 2014
First Unitarian-Universalist Church
603 Wellington Crescent
Winnipeg , MB
49° 52' 39.3672" N, 97° 9' 50.6628" W
Manitoba CA
Winnipeg's all-candidates mayoral forum on the environment will give voters the opportunity to hear how candidates would address major environmental challenges facing Winnipeg.
Jul 14, 2014
Photo: North End Community Renewal Corporation

Beer bottles to books: Remaking Merchants Corner

Jim Silver
Young North End activists hailed it as the latest example of "North End Rising." At the heart of what will be called Merchants Corner is an innovative educational strategy.


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