National Office Updates

In February 2016, Canada was one of twelve countries to sign a controversial trade and investment deal called the Trans-Pacific Partnership. But the debate over whether it should be ratified rages on...
October 28, 2016 | National Office
On October 16th, we released our third annual ranking of the best and worst cities to be a woman in Canada. The report, by CCPA senior researcher Kate McInturff, provides a snapshot of the gaps in...
October 18, 2016 | National Office
As debate over whether Canada should ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) continues, the CCPA has released a series of reports to demystify the complicated trade deal and clarify its...
May 31, 2016 | National Office
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Bleyer as its new Executive Director. Peter has extensive experience leading the growth and development of...
April 14, 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...
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
The staff, Board, Council Members and Research Associates of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives mourn the sudden passing of Stephen Clarkson, a leading Canadian intellectual and professor of...
March 2, 2016 | National Office
In the latest episode of our podcast, hosts Davis Carr and Alex Hemingway take an in-depth look at the much-talked-about Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Our hosts interview four experts on the...
February 2, 2016 | National Office
On Monday, we released our annual report on CEO pay in Canada. The review finds that the gap between the earnings of executives and the rest of the population is growing stubbornly, with the country’...
January 6, 2016 | National Office
We're happy to announce the launch of alt.policy, our national office podcast. Each episode, hosts Alex Hemingway and Davis Carr will demystify the big policy questions of the day, and share their ...
December 14, 2015 | National Office
The second edition of Economics for Everyone: A Short Guide to the Economics of Capitalism was co-published by Pluto Books, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, and Fernwood Publishing this...
November 9, 2015 | National Office
How Much Income Tax Could Canada’s Top 1% Pay?, by internationally respected CCPA Research Associate Lars Osberg, shows Canada’s richest now pay a lower tax rate than in the 1990s even though their...
October 28, 2015 | National Office
You can count on the CCPA for timely, progressive analysis of the issues that will—or should—define this federal election. Here are some of the ways you can stay informed: Behind the Numbers:...
September 21, 2015 | National Office
Seizing on the first federal election in recent history where income inequality is a hot button issue, the CCPA has launched a platform to reduce the gap. The Good for Canada platform highlights the...
August 28, 2015 | National Office
We are pleased to announce that CCPA's Executive Director, Bruce Campbell has been awarded a Community Leadership in Justice Fellowship by the Law Foundation of Ontario. The fellowship will allow Mr...
July 20, 2015 | National Office