Policy Questions for Candidates and Election Events
With Manitoba's elections upcoming on April 19, 2016, staff and members of the Canadian CED Network – Manitoba are calling on all registered political parties, the Green Party, Liberal Party, New Democratic Party, Progressive Conservative Party and the Communist Party to share their position on policies that support our collective vision of fairer and stronger local economies, reduced poverty, and more sustainable communities. In particular, members of CCEDNet–MB prioritized the following five policy ideas and questions for candidates.
Please use these resources to ask your own candidate where they stand on the issues that matter to CCEDNet–MB members.
Policy Questions for Candidates
|Community Poverty Reduction Strategy||Creating Jobs through
|Building a Green
|Investing in Northern
The complete election policy questionnaire can be found here.
The Green Party and the New Democratic Party were the only two parties to make it a priority to respond. The links to the full responses as submitted are below. After multiple communication attempts the Progressive Conservatives, the Liberals, and the Communist Party did not submit responses to our policy priorities.
Don't miss the following member campaigns, and events related to CCEDNet–MB policy areas!
Please note that CCEDNet Manitoba does not endorse all of these campaigns and events, but are sharing those related to our policy areas that may be of interest to members.
- Make Poverty History Manitoba*, kNOw Poverty Campaign.
- Abilities Manitoba and Barrier Free Manitoba*, Disability Matters: Vote 2016
Election Events (*CCEDNet member event)
- April 19, 2016- Election Day!
- Make Poverty History Manitoba Billboard Campaign, March 1, 2016, Winnipeg Sun
- Right to Housing Coalition Rally, April 9, 2016, Mytoba.ca
- Right to Housing Coalition Rally, April 9, 2016 CTV News
- Right to Housing Coalition Rally, April 9, 2016 CJOB
- Parties Vague on Housing Policy, April 13, 2016 Winnipeg Free Press
- Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Manitoba- Election 2016 UNSPUN series- (e-book)
- Home Care Best Kept Public, March 1, 2016
- The Peril's of 3P's and SIBs, March 3, 2016
- Manitoba's Pension Record, March 8, 2016
- Accessible and in the Public Interest? Manitoba's University System, March 10, 2016
- Critics Wrong- Economy Strong, March 14, 2016
- Regulating Fringe Banking in Manitoba: A Work in Progress, March 15, 2016
- Who is Doing What in Poverty Reduction? March 17, 2016
- Social Balance in Manitoba, March 22, 2016
- Federal Budget 2016- What it means for Manitoba, March 24, 2016
- Communities Leading the Way Need Provincial Support, March 29, 2016
- Poverty Policy Choices and Winnipeg's Inner City, March 31, 2016
- Student Issues are Election Issues, April 5, 2016
- Ask them about Manitoba's Poorly Housed, April 6, 2016
- Four Political Platforms on Poverty, April 12, 2016
- Childcare and the Manitoba Election, April 14, 2016
- Remembering Privatization of Home Care, April 14, 2016
- We Need to Maintain Momentum of Job Training, April 14, 2016
- Community Benefits in Procurement, April 15, 2016
- Supporting Refugee Resettlement: Beyond the Syrian Refugee Crisis, April 15, 2016
- Assessing Manitoba's Economic Performance, April 18, 2016
- Elections Manitoba
- Election day is April 19, 2016
- Advance Voting occurs Saturday, April 9 to Saturday, April 16
- Manitoba Election: A Citizen Created Election Resource
- 2016 CBC Manitoba Vote Compass
Registered Political Parties
- Communist Party of Manitoba
- Green Party of Manitoba
- Mantioba Liberal Party
- Manitoba Party
- New Democratic Party of Manitoba
- Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba