These are a list of publications that the Social Planning Council has been involved in. If you have questions about publications that date back further than the reports shown here please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at (204) 943-2561 ext 1229.
by Josh Brandon, Jesse Hajer and Michael Mendolson for the Caledon Institute of Social Policy 2017 “In 2015, Manitoba pioneered a brand-new type of housing program in Canada, called Rent Assist.” This excellent report examines the effectiveness of this program … Continue reading →
Review of AllAboard 2015-2016 Annual Report. By Josh Brandon 2016 To tackle poverty, the Province requires a comprehensive approach, including targets and timelines for implementing measurable goals of poverty reduction, according to a report by the Social Planning Council of … Continue reading →
The Ongoing Need for Social Housing in Manitoba By Josh Brandon 2016 “Without housing, none of us can survive, let alone thrive. Housing is the single largest expense for low income families. When families have good homes, success in employment, … Continue reading →
The Winnipeg Plan to End Youth Homelessness 2016 The Winnipeg Plan to End Youth Homelessness will be a guide on what is needed in Winnipeg, based on community consensus and the voices of youth. It will be used by community … Continue reading →
by Markus Beveridge – Practicum Student 2016 Accessible and affordable transportation for low-income individuals and families has been demonstrated to create economic and social benefits for not only those experiencing low income, but for society as a whole. AffordableTransitReport-SPCW-2016 AffordableTransitBrief-SPCW-2016 … Continue reading →
2016 The 2015 Report Card on Child and Family Poverty states that 1 in 3 (29%) of Manitoba’s children live in challenging socioeconomic circumstances (Campaign 2000, 2015). Schools and school systems are just one part of a broader social support … Continue reading →