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.
August 11, 2016 |
A new study from the CCPA shows that the TPP puts Canada Post at risk of trade litigation regarding courier services and future reforms or service expansion of the Crown corporation.
July 29, 2016 |
A new CCPA study shows howTrans-Pacific Partnership's intellectual property provisions would dramatically alter the balance between the interests of copyright owners and users.
July 8, 2016 |
The devil is in the details. The TPP threatens the Canadian automotive industry with relocation of assembly plants to the United States.
July 5, 2016 |
We are often told that the solution to poverty is for the poor to “get a job” or for various sectors to create more jobs. But this CCPA study finds that a job is not a guaranteed path out of poverty.
June 23, 2016 |
Netflix and YouTube, with no physical presence in Canada, enjoy an artificial advantage over Canadian competitors because they do not collect and remit sales taxes and often do not pay income tax.
June 14, 2016 |
A new study from the CCPA deems the P3 schools program in Nova Scotia to be a failure of cost, risk management and evidence-based decision-making.
June 3, 2016 |
This new study shows that Canada cannot meet its global climate commitments while at the same time ramping up oil and gas extraction and building new export pipelines.
May 31, 2016 |
The CCPA finds that the TPP will be a real pain for improving our trade imbalance, employment, the manufacturing and high-tech sectors, and will keep the Canadian economy resource-based.
May 26, 2016 |
A new study released by the CCPA finds the Newfoundland and Labrador Liberal government's austerity measures will cut wages and services to women the most.
May 19, 2016 |
A new report from the CCPA finds that 51% of Indigenous children live in poverty and astonishingly that rises to as high as 60% for children on reserves. Where is the state of emergency?
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