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VANCOUVER - Despite Canada’s climate change commitments, the country’s “big six” banks continue to finance and support expansion of fossil fuel industries, says a new Corporate Mapping Project report...
April 29, 2021 | BC Office
VANCOUVER —  The BC government made some needed investments in its 2021 budget for COVID-19 recovery, but there is scarce new funding for major priorities like child care, housing and climate action...
April 20, 2021 | BC Office
OTTAWA—Today’s federal budget makes headway on long-neglected issues in the care economy, such as child care and long-term care—and continues much needed pandemic supports—but more heavy lifting is...
April 19, 2021 | National Office
Canada remains vulnerable to costly NAFTA investor–state lawsuits even after removing the controversial dispute settlement process from the renegotiated NAFTA deal, according to a new report from the...
April 15, 2021 | National Office
VANCOUVER — If any group is faring well in the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s Canada’s billionaires whose wealth has increased by $78 billion since March 2020 while the lives of millions of Canadians have...
April 14, 2021 | BC Office
More than 200,000 people will be pushed below the poverty line due to taxes owed on the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) unless urgently needed changes are made, according to a new analysis...
April 8, 2021 | National Office
VANCOUVER — A union representing forest industry workers and environmental organizations are demanding that the provincial government halt any approvals of new wood pellet mills in BC pending an...
April 7, 2021 | BC Office
Today the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Nova Scotia (CCPA-NS), along with partners in each Atlantic province, released The Cost of Poverty in the Atlantic Provinces. The report provides the...
April 7, 2021 | Nova Scotia Office
The federal government must move to implement ambitious and comprehensive legislation to support workers and communities in the shift toward a net-zero carbon economy, according to a new report,...
April 1, 2021 | National Office
VANCOUVER — Like in many Canadian cities, full-time licensed child care in BC is struggling under the financial burden of COVID-19—registering a dramatic drop in enrolment while revenue-generating...
March 18, 2021 | BC Office
Full-time licensed child care in most Canadian cities is struggling under the financial burden of COVID-19—registering a dramatic drop in enrolment while revenue-generating parent fees remain...
March 18, 2021 | National Office
Full-time licensed child care in most Canadian cities is struggling under the financial burden of COVID-19—registering a dramatic drop in enrolment while for profit centre parent fees remain...
March 18, 2021 | Manitoba Office
Dans la plupart des villes canadiennes, les services de garde réglementés offrant des services à temps plein peinent sous le poids financier de la COVID-19 et ils sont aux prises avec une baisse...
March 18, 2021 | National Office
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives released a report today that provides evidence that without urgent investment we risk losing the child care spaces we have.  Sounding the Alarm: COVID-19’s...
March 18, 2021 | Nova Scotia Office
VANCOUVER -  A non-profit model for building rental housing in Metro Vancouver could deliver substantially lower monthly rents, shows new research released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
March 16, 2021 | BC Office

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