Alternative Federal Budget Updates

Watch this space for response and analysis of the federal budget from CCPA staff and our Alternative Federal Budget partners. More information will be added as it is available. Commentary and...
March 21, 2017 | National Office
Watch this space for response and analysis of the federal budget from CCPA staff and our Alternative Federal Budget partners. More information will be added as it is available. Commentary and...
March 22, 2016 | National Office
Yesterday, with the participation and support of economists, researchers, and leadership from a broad spectrum of civil society organizations, the CCPA released our 2016 Alternative Federal Budget....
March 10, 2016 | National Office
Watch this space for response and analysis of the federal budget from CCPA staff and our Alternative Federal Budget partners. More information will be added as it is available. Commentary and...
April 17, 2015 | National 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
The federal budget may be missing in action, but the CCPA—along with leading Canadian economists and over a hundred members of civil society—have been hard at work. On March 19th, we released the...
March 30, 2015 | National Office
In this election year, some politicians are putting the focus on terrorism. But should they be putting the economy first? Armine Yalnizyan joined the Sunday Panel on CBC's The National to talk about...
March 24, 2015 | National Office
On March 5th, the CCPA held its first ever telephone town hall, which enabled us to engage in a live, interactive dialogue with almost 4,000 of our valued supporters from the comfort of their own...
March 11, 2014 | National Office
Watch this space for response and analysis of the federal budget from CCPA staff and our Alternative Federal Budget partners. More information will be added as it is available. Organizational...
February 21, 2014 | National Office
2014 marks the 19th anniversary of the Alternative Federal Budget (AFB). Each year the Alternative Federal Budget shows what the federal government could do if it decided to seriously tackle...
February 11, 2014 | National Office
On Tuesday, November 5th, CCPA Senior Economist David Macdonald was asked to present to the federal Finance Committee as part of the committee’s pre-budget consultations. Read the full transcript of...
November 8, 2013 | National Office
Join us in Ottawa Thursday, April 25 for a forum on the changing nature of federal budgets featuring former Parliamentary Budget Officer Kevin Page. The Budget in Focus: A forum on the changing...
April 15, 2013 | National Office
The following CCPA staff, research associates, and Alternative Federal Budget partners have posted their budget analysis on our blog (watch this space—we'll be posting links as they come in): David...
March 21, 2013 | National Office
On March 12th, the CCPA released the Alternative Federal Budget 2013: Doing Better Together. This year's AFB shows how growth-killing austerity can be replaced by a plan that strengthens the economy...
March 11, 2013 | National Office
More than ever, Canada needs a budget that allows us to take back our fu­ture and to restore a sense of the public good — a sense that we can do bet­ter togetherrather than continuing on the dead-end...
March 6, 2013 | National Office