Updates from the CCPA

Toronto Star columnist Carol Goar weighs in on worsening income inequality in Canada, pointing to CCPA research, saying there is "dawning recognition" that it's a problem. She writes: "The stirrings...
December 8, 2010 |
Our province's Forest Service has been seriously damaged by reckless cuts and changes. In a study released today, resource analyst Ben Parfitt analyses government data to determine the extent of the...
December 7, 2010 | BC Office
The most recent Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) publication surveyed those implementing infrastructure projects to see what effect those projects had on unemployment (among other things).  The...
December 7, 2010 | National Office
CCPA-BC Resource Policy Analyst Ben Parfitt has been researching issues related to water and natural gas for years, and he's a dynamic and passionate speaker on the topic. He recently appeared on...
December 6, 2010 | BC Office
The Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) has continued to release analysis on spending from the Infrastructure Stimulus Fund adding much needed transparency despite the general lack from the federal...
December 3, 2010 | National Office
A new UNICEF report looks at 24 OECD countries and rates Canada poorly on children's material well-being, which includes housing and family income. We're #17 out of 24 countries. The report says “...
December 3, 2010 |
On Friday December 10th the CCPA-Manitoba will release its 6th annual State of the Inner-City report.  This year it is subtitled:  We're in it for the long haul.  CCPA-Manitoba produces its annual...
December 2, 2010 | Manitoba Office
A major report by CCPA Senior Economist Armine Yalnizyan shows Canada's richest 1% enjoy more of the gains from economic growth than ever before in recorded history. The report looks at income trends...
December 1, 2010 | National Office
Karen De Blonde is a Social Work student at the University of Manitoba and is completing a field placement at the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. Today CCPA-MB published her Youth Voices: ...
November 30, 2010 | Manitoba Office
The Saskatchewan office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives has just released the second in its series on Transforming Saskatchewan's Electrical Future. Part Two, entitled Using...
November 30, 2010 | Saskatchewan Office
For 30 years, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives has been advancing alternatives to a neoliberal agenda that has resulted in growing income inequality, a middle class under siege and...
November 26, 2010 | National Office
On October 15th and 16th, prairie naturalist and award-winning author Trevor Herriot spoke on behalf of the Saskatchewan office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. Trevor's...
November 23, 2010 | Saskatchewan Office
A new CCPA report analyses the financial and human costs of the Harper government's tough on crime agenda and concludes it is wrong-headed, expensive, and counter-productive. In fact, it will likely...
November 16, 2010 | National Office
Although at the periphery of federal budget debates, transfers the provinces were put in focus again this week.  The Chretien government with Paul Martin as finance minister put Canada through the...
November 12, 2010 | National Office
As CCPA Senior Economist Armine Yalnizyan writes in today's Globe and Mail, the UK government is trying to cram through the biggest public spending cuts in its history. We’ve seen the movie and it...
November 12, 2010 | National Office