Updates from the CCPA

The COVID-19 pandemic has put pressure on Canada's leaders to think boldly and act on addressing the country's longstanding problems. The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives' latest Alternative...
November 8, 2021 | National Office
Coordinated legal efforts call on “recalcitrant” governments to support proposed waiver of COVID-related intellectual property monopolies at the WTO November 25, 2021 Human rights lawyers have...
November 25, 2021 |
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November 23, 2021 | Saskatchewan Office
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives has joined over 130 international civil society organizations in writing a letter to members countries of the World Trade Organization (WTO), urging them...
November 23, 2021 | National Office
Ahead of the 12th Ministerial Conference of the World Trade Organization on November 30, civil society leaders from around the world are declaring a WTO effort, supported by Canada, to issue a...
November 19, 2021 | National Office
Can the world agree to trade rules that help, rather than hinder, a fair and democratic transition away from fossil fuels and toward a Global Green New Deal? We can and we must, says a trinational...
November 3, 2021 | National Office
The living wage has increased for Metro Vancouver and Victoria higher than the rate of inflation, driven primarily by the rise in housing costs, according to the 2021 update Working for a Living Wage...
November 1, 2021 | BC Office
While BC is one of the leading jurisdictions in North America for recycling, it has much work to do to reduce the amount of waste it produces. A Zero Waste Agenda for BC is a new report that outlines...
October 25, 2021 | BC Office
84 doctors, medical experts and economists from across Canada are calling on the BC government to implement a minimum 10-day employer-paid sick leave program. The BC program starts in January and...
October 20, 2021 | BC Office
A new analysis by CCPA Senior Economist David Macdonald finds that by February 2021, a quarter of a million workers in Canada who used to work in food and accommodation had found a new line of work...
October 13, 2021 | National Office
Senior Researcher Stuart Trew writes in The Monitor about the devastating implications of Canadian mining company Eco Oro's successful Canada–Colombia FTA investor–state lawsuit, which undermines...
October 5, 2021 | National Office
September 27, 2021 — Today, 206 major civil society groups—including global union federations, development advocates, women’s groups, consumer organizations, and environmental groups—representing ...
September 27, 2021 | National Office
September 9, 2021 | National Office
Compared to the beginning of this year, provincial governments have kicked in more money to combat the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and are sitting on less unspent federal money. We tracked which level...
August 24, 2021 | National Office
Safe roads and safe workers a declining reality for Manitoba Infrastructure. Report here.
August 24, 2021 | Manitoba Office

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