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  • Ontario&#039 ;s middle and working class families are losing ground

    15 août 2017, par Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
    Ontario is becoming more polarized as middle and working class families see their share of the income pie shrinking while upper middle and rich families take home even more. New research from CCPA-Ontario Senior Economist Sheila Block reveals a staggering divide between two labour markets in (...)
  • Join us in October for the CCPA-BC fundraising gala, featuring Senator Murray Sinclair

    14 août 2017, par Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
    We are incredibly honoured to announce that Senator Murray Sinclair will address our 2017 Annual Gala as keynote speaker, on Thursday, October 19 in Vancouver. Tickets are now on sale. Will you join us? Senator Sinclair has served as chair of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC), was (...)
  • How to make NAFTA sustainable, equitable

    19 juillet 2017, par Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
    Global Affairs Canada is consulting Canadians on their priorities for, and concerns about, the planned renegotiation of the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). In CCPA’s submission to this process, Scott Sinclair, Stuart Trew and Hadrian Mertins-Kirkwood point out how NAFTA has failed (...)
  • What’s next for BC ?

    4 juillet 2017, par Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
    Five weeks ago the CCPA-BC began a letter to our supporters with this statement: “What an interesting and exciting moment in BC politics! For a bunch of policy nerds like us at the CCPA, it doesn’t get much better than this.” At the time, we were writing about the just-announced agreement between (...)
  • Could skyrocketing private sector debt spell economic crisis ?

    21 juin 2017, par Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
    Our latest report finds that Canada is racking up private sector debt faster than any other advanced economy in the world, putting the country at risk of serious economic consequences. The report, Addicted to Debt, reveals that Canada has added $1 trillion in private sector debt over the past (...)
  • The energy industry’s insatiable thirst for water threatens First Nations’ treaty-protected rights

    21 juin 2017, par Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
    Our latest report looks at the growing concerns that First Nations in British Columbia have with the fossil fuel industry’s increasing need for large volumes of water for natural gas fracking operations. Titled Fracking, First Nations and Water: Respecting Indigenous rights and better (...)
  • Betting on Bitumen : Alberta&#039 ;s energy policies from Lougheed to Klein

    8 juin 2017, par Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
    The role of government in Alberta, both involvement and funding, has been critical in ensuring that more than narrow corporate interests were served in the development of the province’s bitumen resources. A new report contrasts the approaches taken by two former premiers during the industry’s (...)
  • Canada-China FTA will leave workers worse off

    2 juin 2017, par Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
    Global Affairs Canada is currently consulting Canadians on a possible Canada-China free trade agreement. In CCPA’s submission to this process, CCPA senior researcher Scott Sinclair argues that an FTA based on Canada’s standard template would almost certainly reinforce rather than improve upon (...)
  • Faulty assumptions about pipelines and tidewater access

    30 mai 2017, par Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
    The federal and Alberta governments and the oil industry argue that pipelines to tidewater will unlock new markets where Canadian oil can command a better price than in the US, where the majority of Canadian oil is currently exported. Both governments have approved Kinder Morgan's Trans (...)

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