Updates from the CCPA

Our latest report finds that Canada is racking up private sector debt faster than any other advanced economy in the world, putting the country at risk of serious economic consequences. The report,...
June 21, 2017 | National Office
Our latest report looks at the growing concerns that First Nations in British Columbia have with the fossil fuel industry’s increasing need for large volumes of water for natural gas fracking...
June 21, 2017 | BC Office
The role of government in Alberta, both involvement and funding, has been critical in ensuring that more than narrow corporate interests were served in the development of the province’s bitumen...
June 8, 2017 | BC Office, Saskatchewan Office
Global Affairs Canada is currently consulting Canadians on a possible Canada-China free trade agreement. In CCPA’s submission to this process, CCPA senior researcher Scott Sinclair argues that an FTA...
June 2, 2017 |
The federal and Alberta governments and the oil industry argue that pipelines to tidewater will unlock new markets where Canadian oil can command a better price than in the US, where the majority of...
May 30, 2017 | BC Office
Yesterday, following a panel’s recommendation to allow charities more freedom to speak out, the federal government decided to suspend the Canada Revenue Agency’s controversial political activities...
May 5, 2017 | National Office
A subsidiary of Malaysian state-owned Petronas, the company behind a massive Liquefied Natural Gas plant proposal near Prince Rupert, has built at least 16 large unauthorized dams in northeast BC to...
May 2, 2017 | 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 25, 2017 | BC Office
On April 4th, the CCPA held its fourth annual telephone town hall, which enabled us to engage in a live, interactive dialogue with almost 3,000 of our supporters from coast to coast, and from the...
April 20, 2017 | National Office
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives' Nova Scotia Office (CCPA-NS) is pleased to announce the 2017 Atlantic Student Essay Contest. The contest is open to all students enrolled in post-...
April 19, 2017 | Nova Scotia Office
CCPA-Ontario Director Trish Hennessy and senior economist Sheila Block unpack the first comprehensive survey of workers and users in the GTA's on-demand service economy in a new report.
April 13, 2017 | Ontario Office
Poverty and economic insecurity among BC seniors is growing. Contrary to stories that pit generations against one another—with seniors described as a homogenous group of well-off retirees—our latest...
April 5, 2017 | BC Office
What is it? Join us (from the comfort of your own home!) for our fourth annual Telephone Town Hall. CCPA supporters are invited to join us from around the country for a lively discussion with CCPA...
March 28, 2017 | National Office
BC’s home and community care system for seniors is in crisis. For the past 16 years, underfunding, privatization and fragmentation of the system have left many seniors, their families and communities...
March 24, 2017 | BC 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 21, 2017 | National Office