Updates from the CCPA

Between two-thirds and four-fifths of known fossil fuel reserves have been deemed to be "unburnable carbon" that cannot safely be combusted without leading to catastrophic climate change.  A new...
March 26, 2013 | National Office, BC Office
The following CCPA staff, research associates, and Alternative Federal Budget partners have posted their budget analysis on our blog (watch this space—we'll be posting links as they come in): David...
March 21, 2013 | National Office
Saskatchewan Office Director Simon Enoch evaluates the provincial budget and whether our province is in the grips of the same fiscal delusions as Alberta. More Here. 
March 21, 2013 | Saskatchewan Office
Hugh Mackenzie and Trish Hennessy talk about the conversation Ontarians should be having about austerity measures. They indicate that there are plenty of revenue options for the province to rebuild...
March 20, 2013 | Ontario Office
A new report from CCPA-Ontario shows that Ontario hasn't returned to pre-recession economic health, and finds that austerity measures are compounding the problem by effectively slowing economic...
March 17, 2013 | Ontario Office
Like Canada, Norway has considerable petro-wealth. However, unlike Canada, the Norwegian government has a hand in the development, allocation and sharing of this valuable resource. CCPA’s Executive...
March 13, 2013 | National Office
On March 12th, the CCPA released the Alternative Federal Budget 2013: Doing Better Together. This year's AFB shows how growth-killing austerity can be replaced by a plan that strengthens the economy...
March 11, 2013 | National Office
If you haven’t run across the Citizen’s Press website yet, we recommend that you take a look. Citizen's Press is a Canadian online publication for progressive, union-oriented researchers, activists...
March 8, 2013 | National Office
More than ever, Canada needs a budget that allows us to take back our fu­ture and to restore a sense of the public good — a sense that we can do bet­ter togetherrather than continuing on the dead-end...
March 6, 2013 | National Office
CCPA-NS is continuing its work, in partnership with The Atlantic Institute for Market Studies and the Nova Scotia Chambers of Commerce, to ask that the Province of Nova Scotia undertake a study into...
March 6, 2013 | Nova Scotia Office
Collaborating for municipal tax reform. This is a first. We have partnered with the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies, and the Nova Scotia Chambers of Commerce to ask that the Province of Nova...
February 25, 2013 | Nova Scotia Office
A new study published by the CCPA and the Polaris Institute shows how the failure to carefully regulate the bitumen industry is putting Canada on a dangerous economic and environmental trajectory....
February 21, 2013 | National Office
In the summer of 2012, the Saskatchewan government published its anti-poverty strategy, From Dependence to Independence, claiming that no previous administration in the province had approached the...
February 14, 2013 | Saskatchewan Office
This report also examines the potential impact of providing foreign investors with increased access to public procurement and the impact of weakening the provincial government’s ability to promote...
February 13, 2013 | Manitoba Office
According to a new study by CCPA economists Marc Lee and Iglika Ivanova, Canada’s tax system is in dire need of reform. Fairness by Design: A Framework for Tax Reform in Canada finds that ad-hoc tax...
February 13, 2013 | National Office