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
On November 19, 2020, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives sent a letter to Trade Minister Mary Ng and Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne, urging the Canadian government to...
November 19, 2020 | National Office
The assumptions underlying the federal government’s $12.6 billion commitment to the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project (TMX) no longer stand up in 2020, according to this new report from...
October 22, 2020 | BC Office
The CCPA is proud to sign the letter below from our colleagues at the Third World Network. Endorsed so far by over 350 civil society organizations worldwide, the letter urges WTO member governments...
October 15, 2020 | National Office
While millions of Canadians continue to struggle due to the impacts of  COVID-19, the 20 wealthiest Canadians collectively got $37 billion richer since the pandemic began, new CCPA research shows....
September 16, 2020 | BC Office
The Site C dam is BC’s most expensive publicly funded infrastructure project but 30 years before starting to build it, BC Hydro knew there were big problems with its chosen location. Resource policy...
September 10, 2020 | BC Office
The BC government should immediately appoint an independent panel of geologists and engineers to assess the ongoing geotechnical problems at Site C and whether the unstable ground at the dam...
August 11, 2020 | BC Office
It is with great sadness that the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives mourns the passing of Dr. John Loxley in Winnipeg, Manitoba on July 28, 2020. John was deeply committed to building a more...
July 31, 2020 | National Office, Manitoba Office
BC has long been in a housing crisis, and the pandemic economy we are currently living in has further put the squeeze on renters in particular. To shed light on the housing situation during this...
July 27, 2020 | BC Office
This past year, the CCPA created the Kate McInturff Fellowship in Gender Justice to honour the legacy of senior researcher Kate McInturff who passed away in July 2018. Kate was a feminist...
July 26, 2020 | National Office
A strong majority of British Columbians across the political spectrum—and throughout the province—support the provincial government’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and believe further government...
July 20, 2020 | BC 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

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