Updates from the CCPA

As the impacts of the climate crisis intensify so do calls for concrete action. However, instead of reducing greenhouse gas emissions since signing the Paris Agreement in 2016, Canada has increased...
August 4, 2021 | BC 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
The COVID-19 crisis has highlighted and deepened the gender, racial and income inequalities that our economy has tolerated for far too long. This report looks at the ongoing impact of COVID-19 on...
June 23, 2021 | BC Office
Net zero is an increasingly popular term used  by governments and industry as a target for managing our emissions and meeting the urgency of the climate emergency. It may also be a dangerous...
June 16, 2021 | BC Office
The Education Property Tax Reduction Act will increase income inequality in Manitoba and will not help those impacted by COIVID.  Property taxes are levied proportionally to wealth in real estate,...
June 2, 2021 | Manitoba Office
The oil and gas sector alone will cause Canada to exceed its Paris Agreement target. Going into the G7 Summit later this month, Canada and the US are the only G7 countries that have not reduced...
May 31, 2021 | BC Office
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