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  • Weathering the storm : is this the end of CRA’s political activities audits ?

    5 mai 2017, par Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
    Yesterday, following a panel’s recommendation to allow charities more freedom to speak out, the federal government decided to suspend the Canada Revenue Agency’s controversial political activities audit program. Indeed this is good news for Canadian charities. Everyone at the CCPA is proud of (...)
  • Unauthorized dams built in BC&#039 ;s northeast for energy companies&#039 ; fracking

    3 mai 2017, par Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
    A subsidiary of Malaysian state-owned Petronas, the company behind a massive Liquefied Natural Gas plant proposal near Prince Rupert, has built at least 16 large unauthorized dams in northeast BC to trap water used for fracking operations, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives has (...)
  • Working for a Living Wage 2017

    25 avril 2017, par Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
    Each year we work with the Living Wage for Families Campaign and First Call to calculate the hourly wage that would allow a two-parent family with two children to cover basic expenses. This year it's $20.62. Read more: Working for a Living Wage 2017. Check out #livingwage on Twitter, (...)
  • Listen to CCPA’s fourth annual telephone town hall

    20 avril 2017, par Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
    On April 4th, the CCPA held its fourth annual telephone town hall, which enabled us to engage in a live, interactive dialogue with almost 3,000 of our supporters from coast to coast, and from the comfort of their own homes. Our Executive Director, Peter Bleyer, hosted a lively discussion with (...)
  • 2017 Atlantic Student Essay Contest

    19 avril 2017, par Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
    The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives' Nova Scotia Office (CCPA-NS) is pleased to announce the 2017 Atlantic Student Essay Contest. The contest is open to all students enrolled in post-secondary institutes in Atlantic Canada, and essays can address any subject matter related to public (...)
  • The &quot ;sharing economy&quot ; : more than just a gig

    13 avril 2017, par Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
    CCPA-Ontario Director Trish Hennessy and senior economist Sheila Block unpack the first comprehensive survey of workers and users in the GTA's on-demand service economy in a new report.
  • A closer look at inequality and poverty among seniors

    5 avril 2017, par Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
    Poverty and economic insecurity among BC seniors is growing. Contrary to stories that pit generations against one another—with seniors described as a homogenous group of well-off retirees—our latest study finds large income and wealth inequalities between seniors, and shows that BC must develop (...)
  • Join us on April 4 for our annual telephone town hall

    28 mars 2017, par Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
    What is it? Join us (from the comfort of your own home!) for our fourth annual Telephone Town Hall. CCPA supporters are invited to join us from around the country for a lively discussion with CCPA economists, researchers, and our Executive Director, Peter Bleyer. Throughout the call, (...)
  • Privatization &amp ; Declining Access to BC Seniors&#039 ; Care

    24 mars 2017, par Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
    BC’s home and community care system for seniors is in crisis. For the past 16 years, underfunding, privatization and fragmentation of the system have left many seniors, their families and communities patching together care and even going without. Increasing access to home and community care (...)
  • Privatization and declining access to BC seniors&#039 ; care

    24 mars 2017, par Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
    BC’s home and community care system for seniors is in crisis. For the past 16 years, underfunding, privatization and fragmentation of the system have left many seniors, their families and communities patching together care and even going without. Increasing access to home and community care (...)

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