Read article in July 4th’s Winnipeg Free Press written by Tyler Pearce, Chairperson of the Coalition’s Federal Working Group regarding a national housing strategy. National housing strategy long overdue
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The Winnipeg Free Press has published an op-ed regarding housing policy written by Clark Brownlee and Laura Rempel of the Coalition. Entitled “Ask_them_about_Manitoba’s_Poorly_housed” the commentary highlights housing issues for low income Manitobans and political party responses to community concerns regarding low income housing heard during the provincial election campaign.
See the coverage of Right to Housing Coalition’s policy launch (see June 22nd post) Winnipeg Free Press CBC Manitoba
Tim Sale, former Manitoba Minister of Housing and current chair of the federal working group of the Right to Housing Coalition provides an analysis of housing issues and the need to make housing an issue in the upcoming federal election in the June 9th edition of the Winnipeg Free Press. “We all pay for Canada’s […]
A rally organized by Right to Housing and Make Poverty History to demand steps to end poverty in Manitoba’s 2015 Budget was held outside the Manitoba Legislative building on Thursday April 23, 2015. Two actions were demanded: * fully implement Rent Assist for people on Employment and Income Assistance * increase provincial housing […]
Article written by Clark Brownlee, Coordinator of the Right to Housing Coalition, that appeared in the Winnipeg Free Press on February 18, 2014 regarding the need for a national housing strategy. Before We Shelve the Report.
November 22nd is National Housing Day. Canada is the only G8 country without a national housing strategy. In Winnipeg, about 2000 people have no fixed address. The city’s Right to Housing Coalition hopes to raise awareness about the state of affordable housing in Canada. Clark Brownlee is the coordinator for Right to Housing. He spoke […]
On May 25, the Right to Housing Coalition co-hosted a day of action to celebrate social housing in Manitoba and across the country. The event was held in part of a Canada-wide Defend Our Social Housing weekend of action, organized in conjunction with the Red Tent Campaign. The event was well attended by community members […]
There have been several articles in your newspaper recently reporting on the surge of immigrants to Manitoba. While this is welcome news to a province that struggles to increase its population, it raises the question, “Where are they all going to live?” As the politicians congratulate each other for their provincial nominee program, which brought […]