National Office Updates

With federal plans to create a national child care plan that would see fees drop to $10-a-day by 2026, parents in some cities could be in line to save big. This city-by-city savings analysis looks at...
July 14, 2021 | National Office
On June 29, 2021, the CCPA joined over 200 civil society organisations from around the world in signing the following letter the European Commission and EU Member States urging them to engage in text...
June 29, 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
The CERB was a critical support for many workers impacted by pandemic closures. For low-wage workers, the benefit funds were likely used to cover critical expenses. As such, it's unlikely that...
April 8, 2021 | National 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
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 for a TRIPS Waiver. In October 2020,...
December 7, 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 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
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
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
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
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 Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives collaborated with the Canadian Women’s Foundation, Ontario Nonprofit Network (ONN), and Dr. Kathleen Lahey to prepare a new series: Resetting Normal. The...
May 25, 2020 | National Office

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