Updates from the CCPA

We hope you can join us on February 25th in Toronto for the inaugural David Lewis Lecture. We’re excited that acclaimed author Naomi Klein will be the speaker. She will speak on the timely issue of...
January 27, 2010 | National Office, Ontario Office
Today on Policy Note, Marc Lee praises Canadians' generosity towards Haiti, and puts out a call for governments to commit to relieving our homegrown and avoidable disasters: poverty and inequality....
January 22, 2010 | BC Office
A new CCPA report finds Canada's Employment Insurance system is failing the recession "stress test" and many unemployed workers are falling through the cracks.  Is EI Working for Canada's Unemployed...
January 22, 2010 | National Office
The Social Policy Research Unit at the University of Regina has posted a video of the Regina night of our "Future of Social Democracy" event held last October. For those of you that missed Armine...
January 21, 2010 | Saskatchewan Office
Amidst all the hype about the 2010 Olympics, Iglika Ivanova and Marjorie Griffin Cohen remind us that BC is nowhere close to a gold medal on the issues that really matter.
January 20, 2010 | BC Office
The Truck Loggers' Association meets in Victoria today and tomorrow for their annual convention and trade show. Judging from the conference program, the mountain pine beetle has fallen off the radar...
January 20, 2010 | BC Office
This year's Alternative Federal Budget Roundtable, entitled Recession, Recovery and Transformation: Meeting the policy challenges of our time, was held in Ottawa on November 18. CPAC was there to...
January 15, 2010 | National Office
The study we released yesterday, Managing BC's Forests for a Cooler Planet, has gotten some great media coverage. Author Ben Parfitt discussed the study's recommendations at length on the Bill Good...
January 12, 2010 | BC Office
Vancouver — Forest industry unions and leading environmental groups have united behind a plan that calls on the BC government to conserve more forest, halt rampant wood waste and promote wise use of...
January 11, 2010 | BC Office
In December, the BC Ombudsperson released part one of a special report on seniors' care in BC: The Best of Care: Getting It Right for Seniors in British Columbia (download the pdf). The report echoes...
January 8, 2010 | BC Office
As we get closer to the 2010 Winter Olympics, many people have questions about how the games will affect not only British Columbia, but Canada as a whole. You'll find a list of our Olympics-related...
January 5, 2010 | National Office, BC Office
Simon Enoch, Director of the Saskatchewan office, will present a public lecture on the future of environmental politics at the University of Regina on January 15th. Simon's presentation, "Green...
January 5, 2010 | Saskatchewan Office
In response to the recession, the National Film Board has launched a website called GDP to gather stories from across Canada about "the far-reaching effects of the crisis in our lives and communities...
January 4, 2010 | BC Office
Canadians may have been hit hard by a worldwide economic recession, but it appears Canada’s 100 highest paid CEOs are enjoying a soft landing. Hugh Mackenzie's latest report on executive...
January 4, 2010 | National Office
The second part of our "Future of Social Democracy" event is now available as a podcast. Listen to Murray Dobbin as he outlines what it will take to renew social democracy in Canada.
December 23, 2009 | Saskatchewan Office