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How to pay for a guaranteed annual income

Harvey Stevens

by Harvey Stevens In “Time for guaranteed annual income“ (Aug. 11, 2015), Noralou Roos and Evelyn Forget made the case for eliminating poverty and reducing health-care costs by introducing a national guaranteed annual income. They estimated a bare-bones program would cost $17 billion and a Cadillac version $58 billion. In either case, the net cost would be lower, once additional tax revenues ... Read More »

Green Party of Manitoba urges Province to resist pressure to approve Energy East Pipeline

David Nickarz

Winnipeg, July 13, 2015 – Green Party of Manitoba Energy advocate for Conservation and Water Stewardship, David Nickarz, has called on the Manitoba Government to reject all projects associated with construction of the proposed Energy East pipeline. According to the Globe and Mail, a draft Canadian Energy Strategy, which is to be finalized at a premier’s conference in St. John’s ... Read More »

NDP’s CFS Strategy has failed, says Green Party advocate Don Woodstock

Don Woodstock

Winnipeg, June 28, 2015 – The Manitoba Green Party’s Child and Family Services advocate, Don Woodstock, is calling on Minister Irvin-Ross to fund programs that will strengthen families and keep CFS children out of the sex trade. “The NDP’s CFS strategy has failed,” said Woodstock. “By removing kids from their community, isolating and depriving them of human contact, and abandoning ... Read More »

Andrew Park says “Stop Bill C-51″

Andrew Park, Candidate for Winnipeg South Centre in 2015

Winnipeg, May 30, 2015: Green Party of Canada candidate for Winnipeg South Centre Andrew Park spoke at the Winnipeg rally against Bill C-51, the federal government’s proposed “anti-terrorism” legislation, which would give police much broader powers, allow them to detain people on the suspicion that they might commit a crime, and give new powers to Canada’s spy agency to violate ... Read More »