Updates from the CCPA

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
New research from the Corporate Mapping Project looks at the promised economic and financial benefits of coal mining projects in northeastern British Columbia and concludes that the jobs, tax...
December 3, 2020 | BC Office
Take a look at the differences in what a Living Wage looks like for Manitoban's around the Province.  Watch the report launch here.    
December 3, 2020 | Manitoba Office
On November 19, 2020, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives sent a letter to Trade Minister Mary Ng and Foreign Affairs Minister François-Philippe Champagne, urging the Canadian government to...
November 19, 2020 | National Office
The assumptions underlying the federal government’s $12.6 billion commitment to the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project (TMX) no longer stand up in 2020, according to this new report from...
October 22, 2020 | BC Office
The CCPA is proud to sign the letter below from our colleagues at the Third World Network. Endorsed so far by over 350 civil society organizations worldwide, the letter urges WTO member governments...
October 15, 2020 | National Office