Updates from the CCPA

The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives is angered and outraged by ongoing police violence and brutality against Black citizens and protestors across the continent. And while much of the current...
June 3, 2020 | National Office, BC Office, Saskatchewan Office, Manitoba Office, Ontario Office, Nova Scotia Office
The past few weeks have been overwhelming and, like many of you, I’m struggling to process our new and changing reality.  On the one hand, the world has gotten a lot smaller and more immediate,...
May 5, 2020 | National Office
The industry and government narrative that BC LNG will contribute to a global emissions reduction by displacing coal-fired electricity in Asia is not accurate, and in fact the reverse is actually...
July 8, 2020 | BC Office
In the spring of 2020, the CCPA partnered with the New York and Brussels offices of the Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung, the Institute for Policy Studies and the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy...
June 25, 2020 | National Office
New analysis from David Macdonald has revealed that the $61 million in bonuses paid out by four Canadian grocery chains to 23 executives in 2019 alone would cover the $2 per hour pandemic wage top-up...
June 17, 2020 | National Office
While COVID-19 has focused attention on problems in long-term care, a new study from the BC Office raises concerns about assisted living and concludes it’s time for BC’s Seniors Advocate to review...
June 16, 2020 | BC Office
We write this statement as members of the Campaign 2000 steering committee, authors, and publisher of the Annual Nova Scotia Report Card on Child and Family Poverty.   We are outraged by the...
June 9, 2020 | Nova Scotia Office
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives is collaborating with the Canadian Women’s Foundation, Ontario Nonprofit Network (ONN), and Dr. Kathleen Lahey to prepare a new series: Resetting Normal....
May 25, 2020 | National Office
Mel Watkins (May 15, 1932 - April 2, 2020) was a professor of political economy, a member of the Order of Canada, and a towering intellect of the Canadian left. Throughout his many years in policy...
May 5, 2020 | National Office
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April 16, 2020 | Manitoba Office
Looking for resources for workers and renters affected by COVID-19? Click here.Additional analysis and response from our AFB partners can be found here. The combination of the COVID-19 pandemic, a...
March 18, 2020 | National Office
Given the recent coronavirus pandemic, and in accordance with requests from healthauthorities, we have instructed all CCPA National Office staff to work from home until further notice.    Though you...
March 17, 2020 |
As debate continues to rage over pipelines for Alberta’s oil, this report analyzes how the oil sands industry, in the early years of the mature phase of its business lifecycle, is producing more...
March 10, 2020 |
Manitoba's Alternative Provincial Budget take on the challenge of crunching the numbers and cooking up some great policy for a province under the austerity thumb.
March 3, 2020 | Manitoba Office
If BC is to meet its emissions targets and not perpetuate the climate crisis, it must phase out its fossil fuel industries by mid-century, says a new report, Winding Down BC’s Fossil Fuel Industries...
March 2, 2020 | BC Office

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