Good Economy Project Updates

In our submission to the BC Fair Wages Commission, the CCPA-BC highlighted the urgency for British Columbia to adopt a $15 minimum wage by March 2019. Read the submission. BC’s current minimum wage...
November 22, 2017 | BC Office
BC is Canada’s only province without a poverty reduction plan. Long Overdue: Why BC needs a poverty reduction plan examines the most recent statistics on poverty and its associated hardships in BC,...
January 12, 2017 | BC Office
Seth Klein has written a summary highlighting key policy ideas presented at the Good Jobs Conference, with more than 50 policy proposals for the creation of good jobs in BC — plenty for any...
March 1, 2016 | BC Office
The latest from our BC office is based on interviews with 200 farmworkers, as well as representatives from industry, advocates and civil servants. The authors find that most workers are subject to...
November 18, 2015 | BC Office
BC premier Christy Clark recently stated that the Pacific NorthWest LNG project headed by Petronas would create 4,500 jobs, and that the LNG industry as a whole would create 100,000 jobs. LNG and...
July 27, 2015 | 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 29, 2015 | BC Office
In November 2014, CCPA-BC hosted a one-day conference called “A Good Jobs Economy in BC”, with support from the BC Federation of Labour, the Centre for Global Political Economy and the Progressive...
April 27, 2015 | BC Office
Want to learn about taxes, inequality and what it means to have a “good economy” in BC? Then check out our new Good Economy Project landing page at: https://www.policyalternatives.ca/projects/good-...
January 9, 2015 |