Updates from the CCPA

"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
In 2014, we held the first Atlantic student essay contest for undergraduate and graduate students writing on any subject matter related to public policy in Atlantic Canada. Papers needed to take a...
May 4, 2015 | Nova Scotia Office
Everyone wants to bend the health care cost curve. Is it possible to save costs while improving health?  Public health measures—like clean drinking water, vaccinations, and smoking cessation programs...
May 4, 2015 | National Office
Each year we work with the Living Wage for Families Campaign and First Call to calculate the hourly wage that would allow a two-parent family with two children to cover basic expenses. This year it's...
April 29, 2015 | BC Office
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives' Nova Scotia Office (CCPA-NS) is pleased to announce the launch of the 2015 Atlantic Student Essay Contest. The contest is open to all students enrolled in...
April 27, 2015 | Nova Scotia Office
CCPA-Ontario economists Sheila Block, Kaylie Tiessen, and Hugh Mackenzie emerged from the April 23 Ontario budget lock up with this assessment: it's a procrastinator's budget – one that kicks the can...
April 27, 2015 | National Office, Ontario Office
A year ago we at the CCPA-BC wrote to our supporters with an urgent appeal for help. We faced a very large budget gap that threatened to seriously compromise our work. Your response was tremendous,...
April 27, 2015 | BC Office

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