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  • 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 (...)
  • 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 (...)

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