Updates from the CCPA

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 |
A new CCPA report on education funding in Ontario by CCPA Research Associate Hugh Mackenzie finds the province lags far behind most peer jurisdictions in North America. Forty-five U.S. states and...
November 5, 2009 | Ontario Office
A new Alternative Federal Budget Technical Paper by Jim Stanford and David Macdonald examines key economic indicators and finds Canada's economy is still a long way from recovery. The paper looks at...
October 29, 2009 | National Office
A new Ontario Alternative Budget Technical Paper, Close Encounters of the Thirties Kind, by social policy expert John Stapleton, provides a blow-by-blow account of the similarities between Ontario...
October 12, 2009 | Ontario Office
Winnipeg's infamous North End has the media repeatedly calling for a "get tough on crime" strategy, one that is often supported by local police and politicians. In If You Want to Change Violence in...
September 11, 2009 | Manitoba Office
Community-based organizations play a crucial role in Winnipeg's inner city. They provide much-needed services for those struggling with poverty, addictions, racism and colonialism. Neighbourhood...
June 10, 2009 | Manitoba Office