Updates from the CCPA

The CCPA-NS’ second annual fundraising gala and 10th anniversary celebration (November 20) was a great success with good food, an excellent speaker and dancing to live music. The founding director...
November 26, 2009 | Nova Scotia Office
The current economic and financial situation has brought Canada’s retirement income system into sharp focus. Pension expert and CCPA Research Associate Monica Townson has written two policy briefs...
November 25, 2009 | National Office
Today, something remarkable happened. And, as remarkable as it is, it shows us how far behind Canada has fallen from its ideal self as a beacon of fairness, social justice and equality. Today, 20...
November 24, 2009 |
"Twenty years after a unanimous federal government motion to eliminate child poverty by the year 2000, which it failed to make good on, Parliament has unanimously agreed to try again," writes Trish...
November 24, 2009 |
Marvin Shaffer questions the BC government's process for evaluating P3s in Thursday's Vancouver Sun. Marvin is a frequent contributor to Policy Note and author of a number of CCPA-BC reports and...
November 20, 2009 | BC Office
Legislation to implement the Canada-Colombia Free Trade Agreement is now back before Parliament. In the briefing paper Investor Rights Trump Human Rights, CCPA analyst Scott Sinclair demonstrates...
November 20, 2009 | National Office
In a recent post on Policy Note, Marc Lee points out that the BC government's recent decision to close down one big GHG producer — Burrard Thermal plant in Vancouver — won't reduce total emissions,...
November 18, 2009 | BC Office
Great fun was had on November 6th when Mary Walsh came to town to perform at Pantages Theatre for CCPA-Manitoba. Mary tackled the issues we care about and made us laugh, while Winnipeg’s own award-...
November 18, 2009 | Manitoba Office
Simon Enoch, Director of the Saskatchewan Office, comments on the return of debt crisis rhetoric with the current recession and what it may mean for Canada's public sector.
November 18, 2009 | Saskatchewan Office
As the CCPA's Climate Justice Project takes off, we're getting some great inspiration and ideas from these innovative American projects: Green for All argues that the US can solve its environmental...
November 17, 2009 | BC Office
Nancy Baroni & Nancy Peckford (Canadian Feminist Alliance for International Action), John Foster (North-South Institute), and Armine Yalnizyan (Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives) wrote the...
November 13, 2009 | National Office
A new report by CCPA trade expert Scott Sinclair warns the ongoing negotiations between Ottawa and Washington over Buy American laws may give away provincial and municipal procurement sovereignty....
November 10, 2009 | National Office
Watch for a question from Benjamin Isitt on Voice of BC tonight, as Vaughn Palmer interviews Housing and Gaming Minister Rich Coleman.
November 9, 2009 |
In a recent post on Policy Note, Seth Klein ponders the resurgence in the climate change denial movement, and wonders what will make the deniers see reason. What do you think? Join the conversation!
November 9, 2009 | BC Office
A new CCPA report on education funding in Ontario finds the province's per-student school funding lags behind 45 U.S. sates and 8 Canadian jurisdictions. The report's author, Hugh Mackenzie, says...
November 5, 2009 |