Updates from the CCPA

Vancouver — Forest industry unions and leading environmental groups have united behind a plan that calls on the BC government to conserve more forest, halt rampant wood waste and promote wise use of...
January 11, 2010 | BC Office
In December, the BC Ombudsperson released part one of a special report on seniors' care in BC: The Best of Care: Getting It Right for Seniors in British Columbia (download the pdf). The report echoes...
January 8, 2010 | BC Office
As we get closer to the 2010 Winter Olympics, many people have questions about how the games will affect not only British Columbia, but Canada as a whole. You'll find a list of our Olympics-related...
January 5, 2010 | National Office, BC Office
Simon Enoch, Director of the Saskatchewan office, will present a public lecture on the future of environmental politics at the University of Regina on January 15th. Simon's presentation, "Green...
January 5, 2010 | Saskatchewan Office
In response to the recession, the National Film Board has launched a website called GDP to gather stories from across Canada about "the far-reaching effects of the crisis in our lives and communities...
January 4, 2010 | BC Office
Canadians may have been hit hard by a worldwide economic recession, but it appears Canada’s 100 highest paid CEOs are enjoying a soft landing. Hugh Mackenzie's latest report on executive...
January 4, 2010 | National Office
The second part of our "Future of Social Democracy" event is now available as a podcast. Listen to Murray Dobbin as he outlines what it will take to renew social democracy in Canada.
December 23, 2009 | Saskatchewan Office
The recent 52-page edition of the CCPA’s journal, The CCPA Monitor, features articles and essays by Naomi Klein, Murray Dobbin, Linda McQuaig, Armine Yalnizyan, and a dozen other topnotch writers on...
December 17, 2009 | National Office
Armine Yalnizyan joined us in Saskatoon in October to speak on the continuing relevance of the Regina Manifesto. To listen to Armine's powerful and entertaining talk, visit here.
December 17, 2009 | Saskatchewan Office
Canadians could be forgiven for thinking that they spend a mere pittance on their military: politicians and pundits constantly bombard us with the claim that Canada is a military miser. But a new...
December 10, 2009 | National Office
Today CCPA-Manitoba released our 5th State of the Inner City Report - It Takes All Day To Be Poor, at Winnipeg's Circle of Life Thunderbird House.  CCPA director, Shauna MacKinnon, welcomed more than...
December 9, 2009 | Manitoba Office
Canada’s oil and gas industry creates significant environmental and social problems for Canadians. This is partly because of the nature of the for-profit, private-interest business corporation,...
December 4, 2009 | National Office
In an article on the Tyee, William Rees calls the Canadian government "criminally negligent" for its (lack of) policy on climate change. Meanwhile, in the Guardian, George Monbiot says that Canada is...
December 3, 2009 | BC Office
The Social Policy Research Unit at the University of Regina has just released its report card on child and family poverty in the province. Paul Gingrich and Fiona Douglas - the study's authors -...
December 3, 2009 | Saskatchewan Office
The Friends of the Sherbrook Pool presented CCPA-MB’s recently released “Winnipeg’s Best-Kept Secret” monograph at their AGM this week.  The report examines the important role the pool plays in the...
December 3, 2009 | Manitoba Office