Updates from the CCPA

Like Canada, Norway has considerable petro-wealth. However, unlike Canada, the Norwegian government has a hand in the development, allocation and sharing of this valuable resource. CCPA’s Executive...
March 13, 2013 | National Office
On March 12th, the CCPA released the Alternative Federal Budget 2013: Doing Better Together. This year's AFB shows how growth-killing austerity can be replaced by a plan that strengthens the economy...
March 11, 2013 | National Office
If you haven’t run across the Citizen’s Press website yet, we recommend that you take a look. Citizen's Press is a Canadian online publication for progressive, union-oriented researchers, activists...
March 8, 2013 | National Office
More than ever, Canada needs a budget that allows us to take back our fu­ture and to restore a sense of the public good — a sense that we can do bet­ter togetherrather than continuing on the dead-end...
March 6, 2013 | National 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
A new study published by the CCPA and the Polaris Institute shows how the failure to carefully regulate the bitumen industry is putting Canada on a dangerous economic and environmental trajectory....
February 21, 2013 | National Office
In the summer of 2012, the Saskatchewan government published its anti-poverty strategy, From Dependence to Independence, claiming that no previous administration in the province had approached the...
February 14, 2013 | Saskatchewan Office
This report also examines the potential impact of providing foreign investors with increased access to public procurement and the impact of weakening the provincial government’s ability to promote...
February 13, 2013 | Manitoba Office
According to a new study by CCPA economists Marc Lee and Iglika Ivanova, Canada’s tax system is in dire need of reform. Fairness by Design: A Framework for Tax Reform in Canada finds that ad-hoc tax...
February 13, 2013 | National Office
Federal budgets have always been very removed from everyday life. But it doesn't have to be that way. They can be participatory and ask regular Canadians howthey want their tax dollars spent, instead...
February 12, 2013 | National Office
With mass mobilizations like Idle No More re-imagining how we work together for progressive, just and caring communities, standing up against bullying and calling out and naming oppressors is taking...
February 12, 2013 | National Office
Leading environmental organizations, unions and other organizations, including the CCPA, released an open letter today, calling on all BC political parties to recommit to 2007 legislation on...
February 6, 2013 | BC Office
It's an apples to oranges comparison, of course, but the Fraser Institute's attempt to frame Ontario as the next Greece because of debt level is flawed for other reasons too. CCPA Director Trish...
January 31, 2013 | Ontario Office
Trish Hennessy suggests in this blog that moving from austerity to finding income inequality solutions in this province could be the ideal way to address growing social unrest while helping to grow...
January 30, 2013 | Ontario Office