Updates from the CCPA

The past few weeks have been overwhelming and, like many of you, I’m struggling to process our new and changing reality.  On the one hand, the world has gotten a lot smaller and more immediate,...
May 5, 2020 | National Office
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives is collaborating with the Canadian Women’s Foundation, Ontario Nonprofit Network (ONN), and Dr. Kathleen Lahey to prepare a new series: Resetting Normal....
May 25, 2020 | National Office
Mel Watkins (May 15, 1932 - April 2, 2020) was a professor of political economy, a member of the Order of Canada, and a towering intellect of the Canadian left. Throughout his many years in policy...
May 5, 2020 | National Office
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April 16, 2020 | Manitoba Office
Looking for resources for workers and renters affected by COVID-19? Click here.Additional analysis and response from our AFB partners can be found here. The combination of the COVID-19 pandemic, a...
March 18, 2020 | National Office
Given the recent coronavirus pandemic, and in accordance with requests from healthauthorities, we have instructed all CCPA National Office staff to work from home until further notice.    Though you...
March 17, 2020 |
As debate continues to rage over pipelines for Alberta’s oil, this report analyzes how the oil sands industry, in the early years of the mature phase of its business lifecycle, is producing more...
March 10, 2020 |
Manitoba's Alternative Provincial Budget take on the challenge of crunching the numbers and cooking up some great policy for a province under the austerity thumb.
March 3, 2020 | Manitoba Office
If BC is to meet its emissions targets and not perpetuate the climate crisis, it must phase out its fossil fuel industries by mid-century, says a new report, Winding Down BC’s Fossil Fuel Industries...
March 2, 2020 | BC Office
As is the case in the U.K., Australia and New Zealand, housing advocates have long argued that the best way to address the housing needs of low-income Manitobans is by increasing the supply of social...
February 19, 2020 | Manitoba Office
Overall, with BC Budget 2020 the government is not making full use of the fiscal room BC has to make crucial social and environmental investments. The budget continues BC’s long-running pattern of...
February 18, 2020 |
First Nations are leading the way in net-zero building development with positive economic and community benefits, finds a new report. Nisichawayasihk: A Future Net-Zero First Nation?  by Lawrence...
February 11, 2020 | Manitoba Office
BC added a mere 105 units of publicly subsidized assisted living over nearly a decade (2010-17), despite a growing population of seniors. As a result, access to publicly subsidized assisted living...
February 4, 2020 | BC Office
After reviewing hundreds of documents, obtained through a Freedom of Information (FOI) request, which raise concerns that BC Hydro’s Peace Canyon Dam could fail in the aftermath of an earthquake...
January 9, 2020 | BC Office
To fully address Metro Vancouver’s housing crisis, an ambitious build-out program of 10,000 new units annually of non-market rental housing is needed and should include public housing and co-ops that...
December 5, 2019 | BC Office

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