Updates from the CCPA

"Just transition" is an approach to economic and environmental policy-making that says workers in affected industries should not pay the price for doing the right thing for the environment, and...
January 28, 2015 | BC Office
The work and family lives of Canadians have evolved over the past three decades. It's time our family policies grew up, too.  Time to Grow Up: Family Policies for the Way We Live Now, by Kate...
January 26, 2015 | National Office
A new CCPA Saskatchewan report by University of Winnipeg economists Hugh Grant, Manish Pandey and James Townsend, Short-Term Gain, Long-Term Pain: The Privatization of Hospital Laundry Services in...
January 20, 2015 | Saskatchewan Office
The City of Toronto is about to begin its city budget consultation process, which will surely trigger the annual "we can't afford the services we need" debate. But Toronto doesn't have a spending...
January 16, 2015 | Ontario 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 |
Dear friends, On behalf of everyone at the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, I wish you all a joyful holiday season with your family and friends. I also want to express my deep gratitude to...
December 19, 2014 | National Office
Maclean's recently asked dozens of economists, analysts and investors what they consider to be the most important charts for Canada as we head into 2015. CCPA Senior Economist Armine Yalnizyan...
December 18, 2014 | National Office
The province of Ontario is beginning consultations on its proposal to implement a made-in-Ontario public pension plan. CCPA Senior Economist Sheila Block and CCPA Research Associate Hugh Mackenzie...
December 18, 2014 | Ontario Office
Winnipeg celebrates CCPA-MB's 10th annual report on the issues most relevant to inner city neighbourhoods.  This year was a retrospective on the last ten years by Shauna MacKinnon and it also...
December 17, 2014 | Manitoba Office
This CLC report explains the various levels of jurisdictional legislation governing labour mobility in Canada and finds that our "labour bomility regime has been more successful within Canada than...
December 16, 2014 |
British Columbia is the only province in Canada that does not have a human rights commission. That makes us the weakest province when it comes to fostering human rights awareness and preventing...
December 9, 2014 | BC Office
While Winnipeg is home to Canada's largest Aboriginal population, those same people are most likely to experience homelessness and are also over-represented in housing that is unaffordable,...
December 9, 2014 | Manitoba Office
When it comes to growing income inequality and a squeezed middle class, it's often said that Canada has it better than the US. That doesn't mean we aren't faced by troubling trends here. Whose job is...
December 4, 2014 | National Office
A Profitable Brew: A Financial Analysis of the SLGA and Its Potential Privatization by David Campanella challenges a number of the government’s economic assumptions in regards to the proposed...
December 3, 2014 | Saskatchewan Office
On November 27, the CCPA celebrated the life and career of Mike McBane, the first recipient of our new annual Social Justice Award. At a gathering in Ottawa, Mike was toasted by friends and...
December 2, 2014 | National Office