Action

Local Immigration Partnership

Local Immigration Partnerships (IPWs) are multi-sectoral collectives that bring a new form of collaboration,
at the community-level, to newcomer settlement and integration. They are designed to establish, facilitate
and implement a community-wide strategy for improving the settlement and integration of immigrants.

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Winnipeg Street Census 2015

The Winnipeg Street Census has been completed and the Final Report is now available. 

Thank you to everyone who volunteered, our partner organizations and to those who agreed to share their stories with us.  The information gathered will be essential in helping us eliminate homelessness in Winnipeg.  Please check this site out soon for the recommendations that came out of the work done. 

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EIA Advocates Network

 Welfare Rates and Rent Supplements Remain well below People’s Needs

According to the Social Planning Council of Winnipeg

 

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Children's Health & Environment Partnership

The Social Planning Council (SPCW) and the Manitoba EcoNetwork have supported the Child Health and Environment Partnership (CHEP) for the last six years. The program was launched after a conference in 2003 that brought a range of health workers together who were concerned about potentially harmful environmental factors on children. The program sought to document and educate stakeholders, ultimately seeking to change public behaviour in dealing with the environmental risks in food, packaging, children's toys and other products that could contain potentially harmful ingredients.

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Canada Without Poverty

Working in alliance with the CWP Advocacy Network

Recently there have been developments, in the struggle against Poverty, that we are sharing with activists across Canada

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Campaign 2000 to End Child & Family Poverty

Campaign 2000 is a non-partisan, cross-Canada coalition of more than 120 national, provincial and community organizations committed to working together to end child and family poverty in Canada. Campaign 2000 evolved out of an all party resolution passed unanimously in the House of Commons in November 1989, which called for the elimination of child poverty in Canada by the year 2000. "This House...seeks to achieve the goal of eliminating poverty among Canadian children by the year 2000."

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