Coming Back to Jail Book Launch

Elizabeth Comack is a professor of sociology and criminology at the University of Manitoba and a CCPA–MB research associate. Her book, Coming Back to Jail: Women, Trauma, and Criminalization, will be launched at McNally Robinson Booksellers Grant Park on...

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

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...