Updates from the CCPA

The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives' Ontario team was pleased to host a lecture, as well as a wine and cheese social in downtown Toronto on June 28th, featuring globally recognized economist...
July 3, 2012 | Ontario Office
In an opinion piece published in The Tyee and iPolitics, CCPA’s senior trade researcher Scott Sinclair analyzes the extraordinary concessions made by the Canadian government to gain entry to the...
June 27, 2012 | National Office
The latest study from our Climate Justice Project is both cautionary and hopeful. The study warns that mining, oil and gas corporations are putting increasingly large demands on BC’s hydroelectricity...
June 20, 2012 | BC Office
A new report released by CCPA says that Canada is not immune to the banking problems we see abroad, and cautions that like all banks worldwide, Canadian banks are structurally vulnerable to...
June 20, 2012 | National Office
Dan Cameron reviews the Saskatchewan government's recent Consultation Paper on the Renewal of Labour Legislation and asks whether the consultations may actually serve as an opportunity for the...
June 13, 2012 | Saskatchewan Office
The CCPA Education Project is pleased to present a remarkable education and cultural resource: Pluralism in the Arts in Canada: A Change is Gonna Come, edited by CCPA Research Associate charles c....
June 12, 2012 | National Office
Today, CCPA released a report by Senior Economist Marc Lee and researcher Amanda Card, which suggests that a new green industrial strategy needs to be at the heart of federal policy-making....
June 11, 2012 | National Office
Our new video shows the value of contributing taxes. Public health care, garbage pick up, safe food, clean water, public parks, emergency services, higher learning – the chance to live in great...
June 5, 2012 | National Office
The Saskatchewan Office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives is proud to present our commemorative 2013 calendar that documents the struggle for universal medical coverage in Saskatchewan...
May 29, 2012 | Saskatchewan Office
This week, The Huffington Post features an infographic breaking down the details on the growth of income inequality in Canada between 1980 and 2009. Created by Ryerson University journalism student...
May 28, 2012 | National Office
An examination of income inequality in North America reveals that Mexico is the only part of the continent where the middle class has been gaining from growth, according to a new study by...
May 18, 2012 | National Office
Due to the opaque reporting methods used by the federal government to detail its spending and employment projections, getting a clear picture of core public service job losses is unnecessarily...
May 16, 2012 | National Office
On June 15th, the Saskatchewan Office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives is proud to present a unique Citizen's Conference on the Future of Medicare. "Envisioning the Future of Medicare"...
May 10, 2012 | Saskatchewan Office
CCPA-BC Director Seth Klein was recently invited to give a speech in Berlin at the annual meeting of the Institute for New Economic Thinking (an international gathering of leading economists). His...
May 3, 2012 | BC Office
Throughout the 2008-2010 financial crisis, Canadian banks were touted by the federal government—and the banks themselves—as being much more stable than other countries’ big banks. Canadians we...
April 30, 2012 | National Office