Updates from the CCPA

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
In the past few weeks there has been lots of talk that the worst of of Canada's recession is over; that some "green shoot" indicators hint recovery may be on the way. It's hard to tell what the...
June 5, 2009 |
A story in the Financial Post reports the CEO of Canada's TD Bank is donating his $3 million dollar bonus to charity this year, leaving him with $8 million in compensation this year. It's a trend...
February 19, 2009 |
The CCPA Manitoba and the Canadian Mental Health Association have released a new study entitled We got evicted... did I leave that out? The study explores the ways of supporting community...
February 9, 2009 | Manitoba Office