Updates from the CCPA

The CCPA Nova Scotia convened the Housing for All Working Group to answer the question: what would it take to ensure that everyone has meaningful access to safe, permanently affordable, secure,...
May 25, 2021 | Nova Scotia Office
Not only have Canada’s “big five” banks continued to finance the fossil fuel sector since Canada committed to the Paris Agreement on climate change, their support of the industry has continued to...
April 28, 2021 | BC 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
There's the super rich and there's the rest of us. The wealth of Canada’s billionaires has increased by $78 billion since March 2020 while 5.5 million Canadian workers lost their jobs or had more...
April 13, 2021 | BC 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
Whole trees, not just wood waste, are being used to make wood pellets in BC mills, new research by the CCPA, BC Office shows. Large volumes of trees have been logged by the industry since 2010 and...
April 6, 2021 | BC Office
THIS WEBINAR SERIES HAS BEEN POSTPONED UNTIL FALL 2021. Several of our presenters serve in frontline or leadership roles in health care systems, and the current wave of the COVID pandemic is causing...
April 1, 2021 |
So what’s the true story about Ontario’s schools during the pandemic? In Canada’s largest school system—with 4,444 schools, 233,000 workers, more than two million students, and an annual budget of...
March 23, 2021 | Ontario Office
A non-profit model for building rental housing in Metro Vancouver could deliver substantially lower monthly rents than current for-profit models do, this new research shows.
March 15, 2021 | BC Office
A one per cent tax on wealth over $20 million would generate nearly twice as much revenue as previously calculated by the Parliamentary Budget Office, money that could lift hundreds of thousands of...
March 10, 2021 | BC Office
A long history of racist policies have impacted Indigenous, Black and racialized communities since BC joined Canada 150 years ago. This new publication ties the histories of racism and resistance to...
February 25, 2021 | BC 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
For sixteen years, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives - Manitoba office has walked alongside community-based organizations (CBOs) to document the strengths and challenges facing the hard-...
December 9, 2020 | Manitoba 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