National Office Updates

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
Despite a devastating pandemic and ensuing financial crisis, Canadian CEOs enjoyed ever-healthier paycheques in 2020—thanks, in part, to alterations of bonus pay rules.  We tracked the compensation...
August 18, 2021 | National Office
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
In October 2020, India and South Africa jointly proposed that WTO-enforced intellectual property rights obligations related to patents, copyright, industrial designs, and clinical data should be...
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

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