Federal budget brings opportunities for social housing in Manitoba

rabble news - Thu, 04/07/2016 - 8:30am

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Budget 2016 provides some welcome news for nearly 600,000 Canadian families who depend on social housing. The budget allocates $2.3 billion over two years for housing initiatives. While this announcement falls short of the amount housing activists have said is needed, and lacks many important clarifying details, it will provide relief for up to 100,000 families experiencing homelessness or at risk from unaffordable housing.

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Domestic violence is a crisis deepened by inequality and racial injustice

rabble news - Thu, 04/07/2016 - 8:11am
Thursday, April 7, 2016

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Over 12.7 million people in the U.S. are physically abused, raped or stalked by their partners annually. This crisis deserves a full public hearing, especially during this presidential election year.

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