Updates from the CCPA

Global Affairs Canada is consulting Canadians on their priorities for, and concerns about, the planned renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). In CCPA’s submission to this...
July 19, 2017 | National Office
Five weeks ago the CCPA-BC began a letter to our supporters with this statement: “What an interesting and exciting moment in BC politics! For a bunch of policy nerds like us at the CCPA, it doesn’t...
July 4, 2017 | BC Office
What does an average two-parent/two children family in Manitoba actually need to make in order to have a basic but decent life? Read 2016/17 Living Wage Report
June 29, 2017 | Manitoba Office
Our latest report finds that Canada is racking up private sector debt faster than any other advanced economy in the world, putting the country at risk of serious economic consequences. The report,...
June 21, 2017 | National Office
Our latest report looks at the growing concerns that First Nations in British Columbia have with the fossil fuel industry’s increasing need for large volumes of water for natural gas fracking...
June 21, 2017 | BC Office
The role of government in Alberta, both involvement and funding, has been critical in ensuring that more than narrow corporate interests were served in the development of the province’s bitumen...
June 8, 2017 | BC Office, Saskatchewan Office
Global Affairs Canada is currently consulting Canadians on a possible Canada-China free trade agreement. In CCPA’s submission to this process, CCPA senior researcher Scott Sinclair argues that an FTA...
June 2, 2017 |
The federal and Alberta governments and the oil industry argue that pipelines to tidewater will unlock new markets where Canadian oil can command a better price than in the US, where the majority of...
May 30, 2017 | BC Office
Yesterday, following a panel’s recommendation to allow charities more freedom to speak out, the federal government decided to suspend the Canada Revenue Agency’s controversial political activities...
May 5, 2017 | National Office
A subsidiary of Malaysian state-owned Petronas, the company behind a massive Liquefied Natural Gas plant proposal near Prince Rupert, has built at least 16 large unauthorized dams in northeast BC to...
May 2, 2017 | BC 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 25, 2017 | BC Office
On April 4th, the CCPA held its fourth annual telephone town hall, which enabled us to engage in a live, interactive dialogue with almost 3,000 of our supporters from coast to coast, and from the...
April 20, 2017 | National Office
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives' Nova Scotia Office (CCPA-NS) is pleased to announce the 2017 Atlantic Student Essay Contest. The contest is open to all students enrolled in post-...
April 19, 2017 | Nova Scotia Office
CCPA-Ontario Director Trish Hennessy and senior economist Sheila Block unpack the first comprehensive survey of workers and users in the GTA's on-demand service economy in a new report.
April 13, 2017 | Ontario Office
Poverty and economic insecurity among BC seniors is growing. Contrary to stories that pit generations against one another—with seniors described as a homogenous group of well-off retirees—our latest...
April 5, 2017 | BC Office

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