BC Office Updates

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 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
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
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
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
While COVID-19 has focused attention on problems in long-term care, a new study from the BC Office raises concerns about assisted living and concludes it’s time for BC’s Seniors Advocate to review...
June 16, 2020 | BC Office
If BC is to meet its emissions targets and not perpetuate the climate crisis, it must phase out its fossil fuel industries by mid-century, says a new report, Winding Down BC’s Fossil Fuel Industries...
March 2, 2020 | BC Office
BC added a mere 105 units of publicly subsidized assisted living over nearly a decade (2010-17), despite a growing population of seniors. As a result, access to publicly subsidized assisted living...
February 4, 2020 | BC Office
After reviewing hundreds of documents, obtained through a Freedom of Information (FOI) request, which raise concerns that BC Hydro’s Peace Canyon Dam could fail in the aftermath of an earthquake...
January 9, 2020 | BC Office
To fully address Metro Vancouver’s housing crisis, an ambitious build-out program of 10,000 new units annually of non-market rental housing is needed and should include public housing and co-ops that...
December 5, 2019 | BC Office
How pension funds choose to invest has significant bearing on how we collectively address the climate emergency and the needed energy transition away from fossil fuels. This report asks if the Canada...
November 15, 2019 | BC Office
Big Oil’s Political Reach: Mapping fossil fuel lobbying from Harper to Trudeau finds that between 2011 and 2018 the fossil fuel industry was one of the most active industry groups lobbying Canada's...
November 1, 2019 | BC Office, Saskatchewan Office

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