BC Office Updates

The CCPA–BC is now accepting nominations for our annual Power of Youth Leadership Awards, which recognize and celebrate young progressive leaders in BC. Are you, or do you know, a young leader...
November 5, 2014 | BC Office
A new study from the CCPA's BC Office examines often-ignored questions of climate justice: given Canada’s historical and ongoing contribution to global warming, what is our collective obligation to...
November 5, 2014 | 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 11, 2014 | National Office, BC Office
The BC Office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives has just released Precarious: Temporary Agency Work in British Columbia. Read the full report at https://www.policyalternatives.ca/...
July 3, 2014 | BC Office
Path to Prosperity? examines the assumptions behind the BC government’s projection of a $100 billion "Prosperity Fund" from LNG exports, and finds that the returns promised to the public are not...
April 29, 2014 | BC Office
The living wage for Metro Vancouver for 2014 is $20.10. Find out more about the living wage, along with tools for calculating the living wage for your own community: Working for a Living Wage 2014
April 29, 2014 | BC Office
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