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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News

  • Rent Relief Now!
    Rent Relief Now! April 1st is coming up! Sign this petition from Emergency Housing Justice! The Right to Housing Coalition and Make Poverty History Manitoba are pleased that Premier Pallister has responded to calls for a freeze on evictions and rent increases until April 1st. This is a good first step. But it is not enough. Far too many Manitobans are already living ...
  • IMMEDIATE CALL TO HALT ALL TENANT EVICTIONS, UTILITY DISCONNECTIONS, AND PROVIDE EMERGENCY RENTAL SUPPORT
    Make Poverty History Manitoba and Right to Housing are calling on the Province of Manitoba to ensure no tenant is evicted from their home or experiences utility disconnections effective immediately. Manitoba should join other jurisdictions across Canada and around the world who have taken leadership in this area. Evicting people into homelessness during the COVID-19 pandemic goes against the ...
  • COVID-19 crisis highlights need for provincial investments to end poverty, social exclusion: Budget 2020 Response
    Provincial Budget can not be balanced on the backs of low-income Manitobans. “The Manitoba government’s long-term aspiration is for the eradication of all poverty in the province.” – Manitoba Budget 2020. While it’s good to see that the Manitoba government agrees with our coalition’s vision of a Manitoba without poverty, it’s clear that Budget 2020, recent ministerial mandate letters, and the ...

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