Alternative Federal Budget Updates

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
Watch this space for response and analysis of the federal budget from CCPA staff and our Alternative Federal Budget partners. More information will be added as it is available. Commentary and...
April 16, 2021 | National 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
Watch this space for response and analysis of the federal budget from CCPA staff and our Alternative Federal Budget partners. More information will be added as it is available. Commentary and...
February 27, 2019 | National Office
Watch this space for response and analysis of the federal budget from CCPA staff and our Alternative Federal Budget partners. More information will be added as it is available. Commentary and...
February 14, 2018 | National Office
Watch this space for response and analysis of the federal budget from CCPA staff and our Alternative Federal Budget partners. More information will be added as it is available. Commentary and...
March 21, 2017 | National Office
Watch this space for response and analysis of the federal budget from CCPA staff and our Alternative Federal Budget partners. More information will be added as it is available. Commentary and...
March 22, 2016 | National Office
Yesterday, with the participation and support of economists, researchers, and leadership from a broad spectrum of civil society organizations, the CCPA released our 2016 Alternative Federal Budget....
March 10, 2016 | National Office
Watch this space for response and analysis of the federal budget from CCPA staff and our Alternative Federal Budget partners. More information will be added as it is available. Commentary and...
April 17, 2015 | National Office
Families in Canada deserve affordable child care, but costs vary widely across Canada. Many Canadians don’t know that Quebec has the least expensive child care in the country at $7.30/day. Quebec’s...
April 15, 2015 | National Office
The federal budget may be missing in action, but the CCPA—along with leading Canadian economists and over a hundred members of civil society—have been hard at work. On March 19th, we released the...
March 30, 2015 | National Office
In this election year, some politicians are putting the focus on terrorism. But should they be putting the economy first? Armine Yalnizyan joined the Sunday Panel on CBC's The National to talk about...
March 24, 2015 | National Office
On March 5th, the CCPA held its first ever telephone town hall, which enabled us to engage in a live, interactive dialogue with almost 4,000 of our valued supporters from the comfort of their own...
March 11, 2014 | National Office
Watch this space for response and analysis of the federal budget from CCPA staff and our Alternative Federal Budget partners. More information will be added as it is available. Organizational...
February 21, 2014 | National Office
2014 marks the 19th anniversary of the Alternative Federal Budget (AFB). Each year the Alternative Federal Budget shows what the federal government could do if it decided to seriously tackle...
February 11, 2014 | National Office