BC Office Updates

The latest report from our BC Office assesses the impact of the BC Jobs Plan two years in. The government's six-month progress reports have declared it a success, but the numbers tell a different...
January 9, 2014 | BC Office
In an opinion piece in the Province today, resource policy analyst Ben Parfitt supports the open letter from eight BC organizations calling for the BC government to deliver on its promise to consult...
December 19, 2013 | BC Office
New today from our BC office: a policy brief that analyzes how the government has responded to recommendations on seniors care from the Ombudsperson. Of the 140 recommendations directed at the...
November 14, 2013 | BC Office
World-renowned author and environmentalist Lester R Brown will speak in Vancouver at a fundraiser for our BC Office's Climate Justice Project. More information and secure online ticket sales:...
September 25, 2013 | BC Office
Are you concerned about climate change? Researchers with Simon Fraser University and the CCPA are looking for people to participate in a study called “Alternative Media and Climate Change.”...
September 12, 2013 | BC Office
September 16-22 is Reconciliation Week in Vancouver, wrapping up with the Walk for Reconciliation on Sunday the 22nd. BC Director Seth Klein and other CCPA staff will be joining the walk, and we'd...
September 5, 2013 | BC Office
Applications are now being accepted for Next Up: a leadership program for young people committed to social and environmental justice. This is an amazing, intensive and transformative program the CCPA...
August 6, 2013 | National Office, BC Office
Recently we asked you for some feedback. We posted a survey with one question (well, actually multiple questions disguised as one): Please share your thoughts about where the CCPA should go from here...
July 3, 2013 | BC Office
The largest industrial water users in BC pay little to nothing for the water they use, and in most cases are not even required to track or report what they use. The provincial government recognized...
June 11, 2013 | BC Office
Our seniors care researcher Janine Farrell has created a series of fact sheets on issues for seniors in BC, distilling CCPA-BC research in this area into key points and suggested questions for...
April 18, 2013 | BC Office
In BC, 20 years of cuts to the public sector have had serious consequences. A report released today by our BC office shows how an understaffed public sector (the smallest in Canada) has left British...
April 9, 2013 | BC Office
Our newest study, co-published with the Wilderness Committee, shows how "zero waste" policies would protect BC's environment and climate and create jobs. Read the report and download the infographic...
March 28, 2013 | BC Office
Between two-thirds and four-fifths of known fossil fuel reserves have been deemed to be "unburnable carbon" that cannot safely be combusted without leading to catastrophic climate change.  A new...
March 26, 2013 | National Office, BC Office
Leading environmental organizations, unions and other organizations, including the CCPA, released an open letter today, calling on all BC political parties to recommit to 2007 legislation on...
February 6, 2013 | BC Office
BC has the lowest taxes in Canada, and it's not a good thing. We don't have the money we need for important public services, and at the same time, we haven't seen any economic benefit from a decade...
January 29, 2013 | BC Office