Nova Scotia Office Updates

This year we held our third annual Atlantic Student Essay Contest for students writing on any subject matter related to public policy in Atlantic Canada. Papers needed to take a critical approach and...
October 27, 2016 | Nova Scotia Office
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives' Nova Scotia Office (CCPA-NS) is pleased to announce the launch of the 2016 Atlantic Student Essay Contest. The contest is open to all students enrolled in...
April 21, 2016 | Nova Scotia Office
The Nova Scotia government allocates only 1% of the budget to the early years, which amounts to spending 0.24% of GDP on our most vulnerable community members, at the most important time of their...
May 14, 2015 | Nova Scotia Office
In 2014, we held the first Atlantic student essay contest for undergraduate and graduate students writing on any subject matter related to public policy in Atlantic Canada. Papers needed to take a...
May 4, 2015 | Nova Scotia Office
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives' Nova Scotia Office (CCPA-NS) is pleased to announce the launch of the 2015 Atlantic Student Essay Contest. The contest is open to all students enrolled in...
April 27, 2015 | Nova Scotia Office
Yesterday, the Nova Scotia government released a provincial budget that shocked and concerned many. Instead of a proactive budget, the government whipped up hysteria about the deficit and debt...
April 10, 2015 | Nova Scotia Office
Halifax—The Nova Scotia legislature will reconvene on Friday for the introduction of legislation to deal with the home support workers’ strike that is set to begin on Friday. While we don’t have the...
February 27, 2014 | Nova Scotia Office
Join CCPA's Nova Scotia Office for a very special fall fundraiser. This year's event features Cape Breton's George MacKenzie performing as Karl Marx (returning to defend his life and his work) in the...
August 8, 2013 | Nova Scotia Office
  The 2013 Nova Scotia Alternative Provincial Budget invests in good jobs, strong communities, and participatory economics. It is a comprehensive budget that involved 30 plus collaborators and makes...
March 26, 2013 | Nova Scotia Office
CCPA-NS is continuing its work, in partnership with The Atlantic Institute for Market Studies and the Nova Scotia Chambers of Commerce, to ask that the Province of Nova Scotia undertake a study into...
March 6, 2013 | Nova Scotia Office
Collaborating for municipal tax reform. This is a first. We have partnered with the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies, and the Nova Scotia Chambers of Commerce to ask that the Province of Nova...
February 25, 2013 | Nova Scotia Office
CCPA-NS has released a study that makes projections for federal public sector job losses in Atlantic Canada and discusses the breadth and depth of their impact in the region.  The report, titled “...
January 14, 2013 | Nova Scotia Office
As the federal government continues to move forward with the Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (“CETA”) our research finds that the benefits are being oversold while the costs and consequences...
November 1, 2012 | Nova Scotia Office
A Sustainable Vision for our Community: Alternative Municipal Budget for the Halifax Regional Municipality is the culmination of a collaborative effort involving more than 20 individuals from...
August 29, 2012 | Nova Scotia Office
Join CCPA-NS and its community of supporters on October 25th for its 5th annual fund raising gala. World-renown CCPA economist, Armine Yalnizyan, will deliver an address on the current federal...
July 6, 2012 | Nova Scotia Office