Updates from the CCPA

Many of you know me already. And over my years at the CCPA I’ve been so lucky to have gotten to know so many of you.  But I’d like to take this opportunity to re-introduce myself.  Back in 1997,...
December 3, 2020 | National Office
A long history of racist policies have impacted Indigenous, Black and racialized communities since BC joined Canada 150 years ago. This new publication ties the histories of racism and resistance to...
February 25, 2021 | BC Office
The Monitor is accepting pitches for our May/June 2021 issue. The theme of the issue is the future of organizing: from protesting to organized labour, the landscape that we are organizing in has...
January 27, 2021 | National Office
When the COVID-19 pandemic hit, we asked where we could be the most helpful. Then we rolled up our sleeves and never looked back. This past year, we've worked tirelessly to support and advocate for...
December 18, 2020 | National Office
For sixteen years, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives - Manitoba office has walked alongside community-based organizations (CBOs) to document the strengths and challenges facing the hard-...
December 9, 2020 | Manitoba Office
The CCPA has joined hundreds of civil society organizations and individuals in urging WTO member governments to support a proposal from South Africa and India calling for the suspension of the...
December 7, 2020 | National Office
New research from the Corporate Mapping Project looks at the promised economic and financial benefits of coal mining projects in northeastern British Columbia and concludes that the jobs, tax...
December 3, 2020 | BC Office
Take a look at the differences in what a Living Wage looks like for Manitoban's around the Province.  Watch the report launch here.    
December 3, 2020 | Manitoba 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

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