Updates from the CCPA

BC premier Christy Clark recently stated that the Pacific NorthWest LNG project headed by Petronas would create 4,500 jobs, and that the LNG industry as a whole would create 100,000 jobs. LNG and...
July 27, 2015 | BC Office
Families in Canada deserve affordable child care, but costs vary widely across Canada. Many Canadians don’t know that Quebec has the least expensive child care in the country at $7.30/day. Quebec’s...
April 15, 2015 | National Office
We are pleased to announce that CCPA's Executive Director, Bruce Campbell has been awarded a Community Leadership in Justice Fellowship by the Law Foundation of Ontario. The fellowship will allow Mr...
July 20, 2015 | National Office
Yesterday, we released our second annual ranking of the gender gap in Canada’s 25 largest cities. The report, by CCPA Senior Researcher Kate McInturff, takes stock of how women are faring in five key...
July 16, 2015 | National Office
Two recent and widely quoted studies strongly suggest that no major policy changes are needed to better ensure Canadians have adequate retirement income in future. But are they right? Not according...
July 14, 2015 | Ontario Office
Our newest study shows that BC can afford a $10 a day child care program — in fact, it will largely pay for itself, through parent fees and increased tax revenues from more women returning to work....
July 9, 2015 | BC Office
"Ottawa (30 June 2015) — After four years of failed attempts, Conservatives finally were able to pass the anti-union Bill C-377 in the Senate today, but only after using anti-democratic tactics to...
July 3, 2015 |
 A new report from the Saskatchewan Office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives raises serious concerns about accountability and oversight in the Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure (...
June 10, 2015 |
A new report from the Saskatchewan Office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives raises serious concerns about accountability and oversight in the Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure (MHI...
June 10, 2015 | Saskatchewan Office
The BC and federal governments continue to push for LNG (liquefied natural gas) development and export, but a major new study from our BC office details the consequences of ramping up fracking and...
May 26, 2015 | BC Office
Proponents of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal have called it an historic opportunity for Canada. But critics consider it secretive, dangerous, and even potentially undemocratic. CCPA's...
May 25, 2015 | National Office
Join us in Ottawa on Thursday, June 4th for the launch of a timely new book from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives' Education Project. Authors Claire Polster and Janice Newson will be there...
May 21, 2015 | National Office
The Nova Scotia government allocates only 1% of the budget to the early years, which amounts to spending 0.24% of GDP on our most vulnerable community members, at the most important time of their...
May 14, 2015 | Nova Scotia Office
Simmering conflicts in higher education have reached the boiling point across Canada and around the globe. Teach-ins, occupations, strikes, and mass protests are being mobilized against exorbitant...
May 7, 2015 | National Office
After more than two decades, and on this 35th anniversary of the CCPA, the Monitor is rebooting to seize new political opportunities and adapt to technological challenges.  Neoliberalism produced...
May 5, 2015 | National Office

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