Updates from the CCPA

While COVID-19 has focused attention on problems in long-term care, a new study from the BC Office raises concerns about assisted living and concludes it’s time for BC’s Seniors Advocate to review...
June 16, 2020 | BC Office
We write this statement as members of the Campaign 2000 steering committee, authors, and publisher of the Annual Nova Scotia Report Card on Child and Family Poverty.   We are outraged by the...
June 9, 2020 | Nova Scotia 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
Mel Watkins (May 15, 1932 - April 2, 2020) was a professor of political economy, a member of the Order of Canada, and a towering intellect of the Canadian left. Throughout his many years in policy...
May 5, 2020 | National Office
The past few weeks have been overwhelming and, like many of you, I’m struggling to process our new and changing reality.  On the one hand, the world has gotten a lot smaller and more immediate,...
May 5, 2020 | National Office
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April 16, 2020 | Manitoba Office
Looking for resources for workers and renters affected by COVID-19? Click here.Additional analysis and response from our AFB partners can be found here. The combination of the COVID-19 pandemic, a...
March 18, 2020 | National Office
Given the recent coronavirus pandemic, and in accordance with requests from healthauthorities, we have instructed all CCPA National Office staff to work from home until further notice.    Though you...
March 17, 2020 |
As debate continues to rage over pipelines for Alberta’s oil, this report analyzes how the oil sands industry, in the early years of the mature phase of its business lifecycle, is producing more...
March 10, 2020 |
Manitoba's Alternative Provincial Budget take on the challenge of crunching the numbers and cooking up some great policy for a province under the austerity thumb.
March 3, 2020 | Manitoba Office
If BC is to meet its emissions targets and not perpetuate the climate crisis, it must phase out its fossil fuel industries by mid-century, says a new report, Winding Down BC’s Fossil Fuel Industries...
March 2, 2020 | BC Office
As is the case in the U.K., Australia and New Zealand, housing advocates have long argued that the best way to address the housing needs of low-income Manitobans is by increasing the supply of social...
February 19, 2020 | Manitoba Office
Overall, with BC Budget 2020 the government is not making full use of the fiscal room BC has to make crucial social and environmental investments. The budget continues BC’s long-running pattern of...
February 18, 2020 |
First Nations are leading the way in net-zero building development with positive economic and community benefits, finds a new report. Nisichawayasihk: A Future Net-Zero First Nation?  by Lawrence...
February 11, 2020 | Manitoba Office