National Office Updates

Canadians may have been hit hard by a worldwide economic recession, but it appears Canada’s 100 highest paid CEOs are enjoying a soft landing. Hugh Mackenzie's latest report on executive...
January 4, 2010 | National Office
The recent 52-page edition of the CCPA’s journal, The CCPA Monitor, features articles and essays by Naomi Klein, Murray Dobbin, Linda McQuaig, Armine Yalnizyan, and a dozen other topnotch writers on...
December 17, 2009 | National Office
Canadians could be forgiven for thinking that they spend a mere pittance on their military: politicians and pundits constantly bombard us with the claim that Canada is a military miser. But a new...
December 10, 2009 | National Office
Canada’s oil and gas industry creates significant environmental and social problems for Canadians. This is partly because of the nature of the for-profit, private-interest business corporation,...
December 4, 2009 | National Office
The Honourable Ed Broadbent was the lunchtime speaker at a recent CCPA Alternative Federal Budget Roundtable in Ottawa. You can read the text of his speech here. You can watch his inspirational...
December 3, 2009 | National Office
If you're a regular visitor to the CCPA website you've probably noticed things are looking a little different around here. We've added new features and functions to our site to make it easier for you...
November 30, 2009 | National Office
The current economic and financial situation has brought Canada’s retirement income system into sharp focus. Pension expert and CCPA Research Associate Monica Townson has written two policy briefs...
November 25, 2009 | National Office
Legislation to implement the Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement is now back before Parliament. In the briefing paper Investor Rights Trump Human Rights, CCPA analyst Scott Sinclair demonstrates...
November 20, 2009 | National Office
Nancy Baroni & Nancy Peckford (Canadian Feminist Alliance for International Action), John Foster (North-South Institute), and Armine Yalnizyan (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) wrote the...
November 13, 2009 | National Office
A new report by CCPA trade expert Scott Sinclair warns the ongoing negotiations between Ottawa and Washington over Buy American laws may give away provincial and municipal procurement sovereignty....
November 10, 2009 | National Office
A new Alternative Federal Budget Technical Paper by Jim Stanford and David Macdonald examines key economic indicators and finds Canada's economy is still a long way from recovery. The paper looks at...
October 29, 2009 | National Office