The Coalition has released its Annual Report outlining activities in 2015.
Positions of the Coalition via Reports, Media or Correspondence
The federal Court of Appeal in a ruling on August 14th, 2015 agrees that the federal government failed to adequately consult with Treaty 1 First Nations over the sale of Kapyong Barracks, the old military base in Winnipeg that has sat empty since 2004. See the following link for media coverage: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/first-nations-not-consulted-on-kapyong-barracks-sale-court-rules-1.3192485 Click here to read […]
See the coverage of Right to Housing Coalition’s policy launch (see June 22nd post) Winnipeg Free Press CBC Manitoba
On Monday June 22nd the Right to Housing Coalition launched its campaign to make housing an issue in the federal election this fall. The Coalition has developed a brief Housing for All Manitobans with proposals for policy changes to re-engage the federal government in the provision of social housing and to enhance private sector […]
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 […]
The Coalition has responded to a letter from The Honourable Candice Bergen, Minister of State (Social Development) that outlined the current federal government’s role in affordable housing. Letter from Candice Bergen Letter to Candice Bergen
Right to Housing and Make Poverty History Manitoba are organizing a rally at the steps of the Legislative Building at noon on Thursday, April 23rd to support expenditures in the upcoming provincial government to reduce poverty levels in Manitoba.
Clark Brownlee, Coordinator of the Right to Housing Coalition, has outlined the work of the Coalition last year in its 2014 Annual Report released February 5, 2015. Advocacy work focused at the three levels of government is summarized. Fifty organizations officially support the Coalition’s efforts. Click below to read the report and visit Coalition’s website […]