The report covers the financial year 2012/13 and outlines what the organization has done in support of social development in Winnipeg.
City of Winnipeg, Housing Policy - Housing Committee Presentation – July 15, 2013
The Social Planning Council of Winnipeg commends The City for taking the initiative to develop a new housing policy. We think it is important that the City will renew its commitment to enabling communities to develop and implement their own housing renewal initiatives. The strength, and greatest success of the previous housing policy, has been its capacity building within inner city communities. READ MORE
The Report card considers five dimensions of children’s lives: material well-being, health and safety, education, behaviours and risks, and housing and environment. In total, 26 internationally comparable indicators have been included in the overview. Canada ranks a terrible 17th place in the report card! UNICEF_child_poverty_report.pdf
Winnipeg is an economically divided city and many of our social challenges can be linked to poverty and inequality. However, recognizing the impact of income inequality has not yet spurned governments to see the common benefits of increasing income equality. When governments recognize that creating greater income equality is in the interest of all citizens, then we can expect to see the policy and program initiatives that can reduce income inequality and increase prosperity for all citizens. To read more click title to download PDF …
We are pleased that the City is reviewing its housing policy and is showing commitment to working to address the housing challenges Winnipeggers are facing. In this report we offer our assessment of the current Housing Policy, which leads to broad recommendations for the direction of a new policy. The information in this report is based on our experiences working in the area of housing and homelessness, along with research, meetings and conversations with community-based organizations.
A review of people experiencing homelessness in Manitoba, based on statistics gathered through HIFIS.
Survey of Winnipeggers perspectives on how well City Council is performing.
This review of the PRS Act sets out what should be done to make the Act effective.
On behalf of the Department of Healthy Living, a survey of how individuals and organization are deal with the bed bug infestation was conducted by the SPCW.
The annual review of how children are being affected by poverty in Manitoba.
An analysis of how supporting women will augment the Canadian Government budget.
A defence of how social service contribute to the economy, not hinder commercial activity.