Laboratory highlights

Stories of Community Economic Development in Winnipeg

All around us we see the results of the gaps that capitalism leaves. The Inclusive Economy gives a glimpse into the world of Community Economic Development (CED), and showcases the good work that's going on right here in our province ... more

State of the Inner City Report 2017

The topic of this year’s report, in large part is not new. Past CCPA reports have dedicated significant research to examining frustrations that community organizations have with measuring their value and impact for their funding partners with the tools that they have been given ... more

Manitoba government announces more supports for employment-focused social enterprises

Here you can find and article writte by Darcy Penner on social enterprises in Manitoba. The Manitoba government has committed to supporting employment-focused social enterprises through the development of a $10 M loan fund, as well as developing a government-wide social impact procurement strategy. To see the article, click here.

Fast Facts: Fight food insecurity with income

Here you can find an article written by Molly McCracken, the director of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Manitoba, related to food security and the experience of "Food Matters", also presented in KIP Pavilion "Attractive Territories for a Sustainable World" in EXPO Milan 2015. To see the article, click here.

New connections through the International Laboratory on Urban Development and Poverty Reduction in Winnipeg


In Winnipeg, the Canadian Community Economic Development Network (CCEDNet) – Manitoba and Asper School of Business, University of Manitoba, both part of the Laboratory, are starting a partnership ... more

Winnipeg Study Tour

Between October 21-25th, 2013, visitors from Albania, El Salvador, Italy and Mexico and students from the University of Manitoba’s Asper Business School Master in Business Administration explored ... more

The View From Here 2015

Given that the policy landscape has changed since 2009, and that the province will be required by legislation to update its strategy in 2017, community advocates believe that now is the time to renew "The View from Here 2009". The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives ... more

Innovative Practices of Inclusive Urban Development: Winnipeg and the World

Selkirk Avenue in Winnipeg, Manitoba (Canada) is becoming an intergenerational education hub in one of the poorest communities in Canada - a "North End Campus" - that provides opportunities for individuals ... more

Fast Facts: World Urban Forum 7 – Policy Lessons from Colombia

Take a look at this article of the CCPA Manitoba blog entitled "Fast Facts: World Urban Forum 7 – Policy Lessons from Colombia" on the experience and the contribution of the KIP International School at the World Urban Forum of Medellin and on the Urban Development and Poverty Reduction Laboratory of Winnipeg.

To see the article, click here.

Manitoba Research Alliance Student Colloquium

As part of the Manitoba Research Alliance, a student colloquim is being held to showcase student research related to community ... more

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