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CCPA’s Seth Klein to step down as BC Director

Release Date: 
Wednesday, May 2, 2018

(Vancouver) After nearly 22 years of service with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, the country’s foremost social justice research institute, Seth Klein has decided he will step down as BC Director at the end of the year. 

Seth was hired to open the CCPA’s BC office in the fall of 1996. He was joined within a few months by Shannon Daub, now the CCPA-BC’s Associate Director. Since then, the CCPA-BC office has grown to 15 people, works with a network of over 60 research associates from across the province, and is supported by over 6,000 individuals. 


What are Canada’s energy options in a carbon-constrained world?

Canada faces some very difficult choices in maintaining energy security while meeting emissions reduction targets. 

A new study by veteran earth scientist David Hughes—published through the Corporate Mapping Project, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and the Parkland Institute—is a comprehensive assessment of Canada’s energy systems in light of the need to maintain energy security and deal with climate change.

Pipeline feud underscores need for evidence-based energy strategy

Canada’s long-term energy security needs and climate commitments cannot be met without major changes: study
Release Date: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018

VANCOUVER — A new study by veteran earth scientist David Hughes anchors the heated debate about pipelines and energy infrastructure within the realm of science and evidence. The study, which offers a comprehensive review of Canada’s energy systems, reveals that Canada’s existing plans fall short of meeting energy security and emissions reduction targets.