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Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives is an independent, non-partisan research institute concerned with issues of social and economic justice. Founded in 1980, the CCPA is one of Canada’s leading progressive voices in public policy debates.
Think-tank projects federal deficit in 2015-16
March 20, 2015
The 2015 Alternative Federal Budget demonstrates that the federal government's continued obsession with austerity and balancing the budget comes at a cost.
2015 Alternative Federal Budget
B.C. Budget 2015 fails to make real investments in British Columbians
February 23, 2015
Budget 2015 demonstrates a short-sighted focus on recording a surplus instead of a long-term vision that would address serious social and environmental deficits.
Modern free trade era produced slower growth and greater income inequality
February 9, 2015
The defining features of the Canadian economy during the NAFTA era have been slower GDP growth, a surge in corporate concentration and heightened income inequality.
Climate change means new deal needed for resource workers
January 28, 2015
What does the transition away from fossil fuels mean for workers -- and their families and communities -- who rely on the coal, oil and natural gas industries?
Canadian labour movement
NAFTA investor-state claims against Canada are 'out of control'
January 16, 2015
Over the last two decades, Canada has been sued more times than either Mexico or the U.S. under NAFTA's controversial investor-state dispute settlement mechanism.
Canadian foreign policy
Creating pathways to keep young workers in Newfoundland and Labrador
January 12, 2015
A new report highlights the complexity of youth employment, attraction and retention in Newfoundland and Labrador.
newfoundland and labrador
CEO pay in Canada soars to glory days of pre-recession heights
January 5, 2015
Before lunch today, Canada's highest paid CEOs will pocket what most Canadians work all year to earn.
CEO compensation Canada
Housing and Aboriginal migration to Winnipeg
December 15, 2014
Winnipeg can only succeed if the Aboriginal people of this city find success.
Keep Newfoundland and Labrador's economy strong
November 26, 2014
Here are some options for long term economic stability and fairness for Newfoundland and Labrador.
Budget balanced at expense of veterans, unemployed and safety: study
November 12, 2014
While Finance Minister Joe Oliver is expected to announce a balanced budget today, a report by the CCPA examines the toll federal austerity measures have had on public services.
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