Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

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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.
April 20, 2015 |
Tomorrow's federal budget may deliver a surplus but it will fall short on delivering solutions to many of the problems Canadians are facing.
April 13, 2015 |
Two working parents with two children need to each earn a minimum of $18.52 an hour just to make ends meet in Toronto, says a new study.
April 6, 2015 |
A new study offers insights into how parents of young children travel from place to place within Vancouver, and how they'd like to see their experience improve.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
January 12, 2015 |
A new report highlights the complexity of youth employment, attraction and retention in Newfoundland and Labrador.
January 5, 2015 |
Before lunch today, Canada's highest paid CEOs will pocket what most Canadians work all year to earn.
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