Updates from the CCPA

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
The Honourable Ed Broadbent was the lunchtime speaker at a recent CCPA Alternative Federal Budget Roundtable in Ottawa. You can read the text of his speech here. You can watch his inspirational...
December 3, 2009 | National Office
If you're a regular visitor to the CCPA website you've probably noticed things are looking a little different around here. We've added new features and functions to our site to make it easier for you...
November 30, 2009 | National Office
Release of The State of the Inner City Report  2009 When: Wednesday, December 9th Lunch 11:30 a.m. Presentation 12 noon Where: Circle of Life Thunderbird House, 715 Main Street RSVP by December 4th...
November 27, 2009 | Manitoba Office
When The Toronto Star published CCPA research associate Hugh Mackenzie's editorial Can we have an adult conversation about taxes? the CCPA received a flood of positive responses. Canadians agree: it'...
November 27, 2009 |
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