National Office Updates

April 26, 12–1pm EDT Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwscOuqpjMuGt3ZnCU5LzOrjsK_bxRn6eF5  The vaquita, the world’s smallest porpoise, is on the verge of extinction. Scientists...
April 14, 2022 | 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 8, 2022 | National Office
Federal budget makes inroads into dental care; Missed opportunity on pharmacare and long-term care There's room to go bolder on climate change, housing, EI, the care economy, taxes   OTTAWA —Today’s...
April 7, 2022 | National Office
Le français suit. Canadian organizations concerned with vaccine equity and the TRIPS waiver negotiations at the World Trade Organization are urging the Canadian government to not accept a compromise...
March 28, 2022 | National 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
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
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
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

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