Make Poverty History Manitoba (MPHM) is a multi-sector collaborative coalition - representing Indigenous, newcomer, labour, women, 2SLGBTQ*, disability, business, education, student, youth, urban, rural, and northern communities.

Our coalition is committed to changing public policy to achieve a Manitoba without poverty.

Our efforts are primarily directed at the provincial and municipal level.

Know Poverty - Provincial Poverty Reduction Strategy

We advocate for a comprehensive plan to end poverty across the province.

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Livable Basic Needs Benefit

Manitobans deserve help meeting essential needs, especially when they're affected by poverty.

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Winnipeg Without Poverty

We're calling on the city to lead in the fight against poverty.

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  • Ending Poverty, Our Collective Responsibility
    Make Poverty History Manitoba Response to November 19, 2019 Throne Speech On November 19, Manitoba released its Speech from the Throne – the provincial government’s plan for the next couple of months while they’re in the Legislature making decisions. Ending Poverty in Manitoba is a collective responsibility – one that deserves to be on the top of the priority list for any government ...
  • Manitoba Election 2019 – Platform Updates
      Election Day is Tuesday, September 10! More information at Elections Manitoba. Use CBC Manitoba’s Election Voters’ Guide for all you need to know before you vote. Platform Updates How do the Manitoba major political party’s commitments on our coalition’s policy priority areas stack up? Here’s a presentation of the information within each of Manitoba’s major political party ...
  • Get caught up on our Provincial Election Forum
    Missed our 2019 Provincial Election Forum, co-hosted with Winnipeg Harvest, Social Planning Council of Winnipeg, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives – Manitoba Office and Canadian CED Network/ Réseau canadien de DEC? Watch this video for some highlights, including questions on comprehensive strategies to address poverty, income, education & training, housing, mental health & ...

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