New report – Indigenous People, Wage Labour and Trade Unions

Have Indigenous people in Canada been active as wage labourers and union members? If so, what have been the circumstances? When and where and for what reasons have Indigenous people worked for wages and been union mem­bers and how have they fared in these roles? In this short paper we examine a wide range of re­cent studies that have looked at various aspects of these questions. Have Indigenous people in Canada been active as wage labourers and union members? If so, what have been the circumstances? When and where and for what reasons have Indigenous people worked for wages and been union mem­bers and how have they fared in these roles? In this short paper we examine a wide range of re­cent studies that have looked at various aspects of these questions. See report

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New report – Finding Her Home

This winter, a 53 year-old woman died overnight in minus 32-degree temperatures, frozen to death on the streets of downtown Winnipeg. This tragic and preventable loss serves as a reminder of how Winnipeg is failing to support people who need it the most and that the... read more

MRA Fall Events – All are welcome!

The Manitoba Research Alliance has two exciting fall events! Please join us – RSVP info is below. November 14 from 12-1:30, 510 Selkirk Avenue – Social Impact Bonds (SIBs) are a mechanism to fund social programs. Come hear Dr. John Loxley discuss the use... read more

It’s Time to Give Back to Manitoba’s North

A new Errol Black Chair report by Lynne Fernandez examines how events are unfolding in Churchill and The Pas. It puts these events in the context of the entire Northern region and urges government to consider the needs and aspirations of Manitoba’s Northerners... read more

You Don’t Have to Live Like a Refugee

By: Ray Silvius, University of Winnipeg Published in: Winnipeg Free Press   Having fled their home countries to escape violence and war, refugees in Canada find their full inclusion in society delayed, threatened or obstructed. With all due respect to Tom Petty... read more