Updates from the CCPA

The costs of BC’s 2021 extreme climate events are billions of dollars more than widely reported estimates. This report provides a first-ever estimate of the total economic costs and looks at lost...
November 29, 2022 | BC Office
On November 22, the CCPA joined Canadian health, human rights, trade justice and labour groups in sending the following letter to Trade Minister Mary Ng and Innovation Minister François-Philippe...
November 22, 2022 | National Office
On November 15, the CCPA joined more than 380 civil society organizations from over 60 countries in calling on governments attending the COP27 climate summit in Egypt to put an end to a system of...
November 22, 2022 | National Office
We will be presenting up-to-date information on women’s economic security, unpacking national-level statistics and identifying emerging economic trends that impact women’s economic standing. These...
November 21, 2022 | National Office
Inflation and soaring living costs have caused unprecedented increases in the living wage across BC. This report shows the living wage has increased in all communities where it has been calculated in...
November 17, 2022 | BC Office
Jim Silver has created a roadmap for Manitoba, read it here.
November 3, 2022 | Manitoba Office
On September 26, 2022, iAffairs Canada, in partnership with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and the Institute of Political Economy, hosted a virtual book launch discussing the...
October 7, 2022 | National Office
The Manitoba Office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives calculates that a family of four, with two working parents, would require a wage of $18.34/ hour in Winnipeg, $15.66/ hour in...
August 25, 2022 | Manitoba Office
Nearly $400 million in public funding went to private surgical and diagnostic imaging clinics in BC between 2015/16 and 2020/21, including clinics that have engaged in unlawful extra-billing. This...
August 22, 2022 |
On the occasion of German Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s visit to Canada in August 2022, and ahead of the announced ratification of the EU–Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) by the...
August 19, 2022 | National Office
History tells us that the Bank of Canada has a 0% success rate in fighting inflation by quickly raising interest rates. It's time for a different playbook. Read the new analysis from CCPA Senior...
July 5, 2022 | National Office
The CCPA's Trade and Investment Research Project is one of hundreds of international civil society groups to endorse the following call to action, which was issued on June 16 following the conclusion...
June 17, 2022 | National Office
A new analysis from CCPA Senior Economist David Macdonald shows corporate profits are capturing more economic growth than in any previous post-recession recovery period over the past 50 years;...
June 16, 2022 | National Office
17 Chapters! 27 Contributors! A community effort to establish a City Budget that takes into account growing inequities, climate change, and a vision for a much better Winnipeg. AMB 2022  
May 9, 2022 | Manitoba Office
A new analysis from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives finds that the Ministry of Education funding for Ontario’s 72 school boards fell by an average of $800 per student from 2017-18 to 2021...
April 28, 2022 | Ontario Office

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