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.
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?
May 11, 2016 |
The Ontario Liberals' poverty reduction strategy comes under fire from the CCPA in their latest report that shows the poverty gap has widened substantially since 1993.
April 26, 2016 |
B.C.'s surgical wait times are among the longest in the country. This new study provides an extensive review of research on the problems with private, for-profit surgical delivery.
April 22, 2016 |
A new study from the CCPA finds that the TPP makes it easier for employers to hire migrant workers -- even in industries and regions where unemployment is high and domestic workers are available.
April 20, 2016 |
A new study looks at the latest attempts to reform CETA's Investment Court System and shows how the changes fail to deliver on their promise to prevent controversial trade lawsuits.
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