Manitoba Elections 2019: Taking Action on Sexual Violence

This article is part of UMSU’s Manitoba Elections 2019 series, detailing the policy priorities that we have advocated for provincial parties to adopt in their platforms to ensure post-secondary education in the province remains affordable and accessible. Learn more here.   RECOMMENDATION: Echoing recommendations from Students for Consent Culture Canada, we urge the Government of…

Manitoba Elections 2019: Restore Access Funding & Bursaries

This article is part of UMSU’s Manitoba Elections 2019 series, detailing the policy priorities that we have advocated for provincial parties to adopt as part of their platforms to ensure postsecondary education in the province remains affordable and accessible. Learn more here.   RECOMMENDATION: The Government of Manitoba reinstate funding and bursaries for Access programs…

CBC News – Opinion: Access for all? Cuts to Manitoba post-secondary program create barrier for students who most need help

By Christine Rossman Getting ahead is becoming virtually impossible for people in severe financial need who want to go back to school and turn their life around — and the Manitoba government’s recent changes to its Access bursaries program only make that harder for students like me. Last year, the Manitoba government terminated 210 provincial…