Updates from the CCPA

Our 3rd Annual Fundraiser held at the Italian Centre last Thursday night (Sept 23) with Judy Rebick was a wonderful sold-out event. We want to thank everyone who bought tickets and our table sponsors...
September 29, 2010 | Nova Scotia Office
On June 30th, the CCPA's Senior Economist Armine Yalnizyan was among the initial voices leading the criticism over the government decision to eliminate the census long-form questionnaire. Since then...
September 28, 2010 | National Office
The federal government seems hell-bent on stopping stimulus spending on April 1st 2011 even if it means saddling municipalities with unpaid bills and hobbling the already weak recovery.  The Irish...
September 27, 2010 | National Office
Here at the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, we’re voracious readers. Find out what we’re reading. The Spirit Level: Why More Equal Societies Almost Always Do BetterRichard Wilkinson and Kate...
September 23, 2010 | National Office
On Wednesday, September 29th at 9:00 am the CCPA–MB is releasing its latest report at the Freight House (Door5), 200 Isabel Street. The launch is part of a one-day conference entitled “Building...
September 23, 2010 | Manitoba Office
The AFB has long argued that budgets are always about choices.  Canada is a rich country and governments can and should spend our money on priorities that are important to us.  Today, it was revealed...
September 21, 2010 |
The AFB 2011 process has begun anew with many new ideas for the 15th anniversary.  Stay tuned with an RSS feed for AFB related developments.
September 17, 2010 |
The main argument that is typically made against the establishment of universal Pharmacare is economic in nature. However, a new CCPA report shows that the economic argument in favour of such a...
September 13, 2010 | National Office
The recession may be officially over, but six in 10 Canadians say they would be in financial trouble if their paycheque was delayed by just a week, according to a new national survey. The survey...
September 13, 2010 | National Office
Despite many recent announcements from the provincial government (over 100 housing-related news releases in the last year), BC continues to face a serious lack of affordable housing. We partnered...
September 13, 2010 | BC Office
CCPA-Manitoba is releasing the 2010 Alternative Municipal Budget on Thursday September 9th at 10:30 a.m. at the Magnus Eliason Recreation Centre, 430 Langside Street. This is a timely event as...
September 8, 2010 | Manitoba Office
    A Public Forum with Dr. Michael Rachlis   Health policy analyst, University of Toronto Associate professor and author of Prescription for Excellence: How Innovation is Saving Canada's Health...
September 3, 2010 | Saskatchewan Office
Join us on October 15th and 16th for a special evening with Trevor Herriot. A renowned prairie naturalist, essayist and commentator, Trevor will discuss the intersection of culture and nature on the...
September 1, 2010 | Saskatchewan Office
Join us on October 4, 2010 for a one-day conference at the University of Toronto Scarborough celebrating the release of "Anti-Racism in Education: Missing in Action." The day will feature Charles C...
September 1, 2010 | National Office
A new CCPA study finds that for the first time in 30 years, six of Canada's hottest real estate markets are in a housing bubble. Canada’s Housing Bubble: An Accident Waiting to Happen examines trends...
August 31, 2010 | National Office