New report – Indigenous People, Wage Labour and Trade Unions

Authored by:  Lynne Fernandez and Jim Silver 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...

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...

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...

Stories of Decolonization – Documentary Premiere Screening

All are welcome to attend the premiere screening of the MRA-supported documentary Stories of Decolonization: Land Dispossession and Settlement. Directed and produced by Gladys Rowe, Teddy Zegeye-Gebrehiwot, Sarah Story and Liz Carlson. Please see poster for details,...

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...