Updates from the CCPA

The Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) has continued to release analysis on spending from the Infrastructure Stimulus Fund adding much needed transparency despite the general lack from the federal...
December 3, 2010 | National Office
A new UNICEF report looks at 24 OECD countries and rates Canada poorly on children's material well-being, which includes housing and family income. We're #17 out of 24 countries. The report says “...
December 3, 2010 |
On Friday December 10th the CCPA-Manitoba will release its 6th annual State of the Inner-City report.  This year it is subtitled:  We're in it for the long haul.  CCPA-Manitoba produces its annual...
December 2, 2010 | Manitoba Office
A major report by CCPA Senior Economist Armine Yalnizyan shows Canada's richest 1% enjoy more of the gains from economic growth than ever before in recorded history. The report looks at income trends...
December 1, 2010 | National Office
Karen De Blonde is a Social Work student at the University of Manitoba and is completing a field placement at the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. Today CCPA-MB published her Youth Voices: ...
November 30, 2010 | Manitoba Office
The Saskatchewan office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives has just released the second in its series on Transforming Saskatchewan's Electrical Future. Part Two, entitled Using...
November 30, 2010 | Saskatchewan Office
For 30 years, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives has been advancing alternatives to a neoliberal agenda that has resulted in growing income inequality, a middle class under siege and...
November 25, 2010 | National Office
On October 15th and 16th, prairie naturalist and award-winning author Trevor Herriot spoke on behalf of the Saskatchewan office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. Trevor's...
November 23, 2010 | Saskatchewan Office
A new CCPA report analyses the financial and human costs of the Harper government's tough on crime agenda and concludes it is wrong-headed, expensive, and counter-productive. In fact, it will likely...
November 16, 2010 | National Office
Although at the periphery of federal budget debates, transfers the provinces were put in focus again this week.  The Chretien government with Paul Martin as finance minister put Canada through the...
November 12, 2010 | National Office
As CCPA Senior Economist Armine Yalnizyan writes in today's Globe and Mail, the UK government is trying to cram through the biggest public spending cuts in its history. We’ve seen the movie and it...
November 12, 2010 | National Office
Our new study on legal aid in BC explores the impact of cuts to the system and proposes a new rights-based approach that would cut both economic and social costs. Listen to interviews with the...
November 9, 2010 | BC Office
Today (at 12 p.m. ET) the globeandmail.com will host CCPA Senior Economist Armine Yalnizyan (pictured below) and private clinic surgeon Dr. Brian Day for a live discussion on the question: Should...
November 7, 2010 | National Office
The Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) yesterday released its assessment of the federal government's October economic update.  In its October update, the government projected that the federal deficit...
November 5, 2010 | National Office
Now that Investment Canada has rejected BHP Billiton's hostile takeover bid and the sky has not fallen, perhaps we can finally dispense with the tired argument that restrictions on foreign investment...
November 5, 2010 | Saskatchewan Office