Archive for September, 2010

Manitoba Modern Economics, Technology and the Environment, releases a discussion paper on how the Emilia-Romagna model can give a framework of providing social services in Manitoba, after the 2010 Provincial budget, where it was disclosed that there would be a deep deficit. The paper argues Manitoba could use co-operatives in various social services like in health, training and education, while potentially kick starting the green economy through alternative energy co-operatives and green jobs training programs.


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In the first of what will likely be a series of op-ed’s this year, Adam Johnston, the creator of Manitoba Modern Economics, Technology and the Environment, discusses that all three major Manitoba political parties lack a strong green tech vision and there needs to be more to engage citizens environmental issues by giving them a stake in the green economy.

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