Upcoming municipal elections provide an opportunity to get priorities of the Canadian CED Network – Manitoba (CCEDNet-MB) on the public policy agenda. Members of CCEDNet-MB have prioritized the following three policy ideas: procurement, housing, and poverty reduction.
Actions you can take:
- Send your own letter to candidates stating your support for these policy ideas and encouraging candidates to respond to our questions. Please send a copy to kbernas at ccednet-rcdec.ca.
Contact information for candidates: Winnipeg, Brandon (or call 204.729.2210)
- Attend candidate forums and ask questions from our letters to candidates. We are aware of the following upcoming forums. Please email kbernas at ccednet-rcdec.ca if you know of others.
- Food Matters Mayor’s Forum, Sept 16
- Downtown BIZ/Metro Meet and Greet, Sept 22
- City Watch Network Forum, Sept 23
- ArtsVote Winnipeg, Sept 26
- Green Action Forum, Sept 30
- Meet the Candidates Forum, Oct 2
- Community Mayoral Forum: A Positive Response to Poverty, Oct 3
- Women’s Issues Forum (call 774-8975 ext. 203 for details), Oct 8
- Daniel McIntyre Ward All Candidates Forum: Infrastructure and Housing, Oct 8
- Chamber of Commerce, Oct 16
- Share our recent op-ed, City Hall Can Help Jobless, published in the Winnipeg Free Press.