BC Office Blog: Policy Note

Policy Note delivers timely, progressive commentary on issues that affect British Columbians, including the economy, poverty, inequality, climate change, provincial budgets, taxes, public services, employment and much more. Contributors include staff and research associates from the CCPA-BC. (The views expressed on the blog are those of the individual contributors, and do not necessarily represent the views of the CCPA.)

Latest posts from policynote.ca

BC Budget: Big Challenges—Small Steps

by CCPA on February 22, 2024 The provincial budget stands up to austerity pressures but falls short on meeting urgent challenges facing the people of BC. With economic storm clouds on the horizon, BC Budget...

Vancouver’s go-slow multiplex policy could blow a hole in provincial housing projections

by Alex Hemingway on February 21, 2024 Vancouver’s go-slow multiplex policy could blow a hole in provincial housing projections. If the city doesn't fix the policy, it will reduce the estimated benefits from BC's...

Connecting BC: A 10-year vision for public transit throughout BC

by Marc Lee on February 16, 2024 Let’s not keep BC riders waiting. It’s time to invest in the transit British Columbians deserve.... View Article

Getting to Net-Zero in Canada: Summary

by J David Hughes on February 8, 2024 Scale of the problem, government projections and daunting challenges The urgency of mitigating climate change through significant emission reductions is globally recognized—most...

New labour legislation to continue gig worker precarity

by David Fairey on February 1, 2024 Gig work is widely recognized as having all of the characteristics of precarious employment: typically temporary, part-time or casual, low paid, lacking in predictable work hours...