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VANCOUVER – An unprecedented increase in a special “credit” account set up by the BC government to subsidize the fracking industry should be immediately investigated by the province’s Auditor General...
May 31, 2018 | BC Office
VANCOUVER – BC’s Oil and Gas Commission sat on a damaging audit for nearly four years that showed companies that drill and frack for natural gas repeatedly broke rules intended to protect threatened...
May 28, 2018 | BC Office
Regina — When we think of a “boom town,” we often imagine a formerly sleepy rural town suddenly awash in wealth and economic expansion. It might surprise some to learn that for many municipalities in...
May 28, 2018 | Saskatchewan Office
(Vancouver) After nearly 22 years of service with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, the country’s foremost social justice research institute, Seth Klein has decided he will step down as BC...
May 2, 2018 | BC Office
VANCOUVER — A new study by veteran earth scientist David Hughes anchors the heated debate about pipelines and energy infrastructure within the realm of science and evidence. The study, which offers a...
May 1, 2018 | National Office, BC Office
VANCOUVER — The cost of raising a family in British Columbia increased slightly from 2017 to 2018. And if it hadn’t been for reductions in Medical Service Plan premiums and child care costs, the...
April 25, 2018 | BC Office
Vancouver — Although there are positive elements to today’s BC government announcement in response to the second report of the Fair Wages Commission, the government’s rejection of the recommendation...
April 19, 2018 | BC Office
Congestion-induced delays have become the norm on Metro Vancouver roads and bridges and problems will worsen with a growing population and additional cars, says a new report on mobility pricing....
April 16, 2018 | BC Office
OTTAWA AND VANCOUVER — With Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, B.C. Premier John Horgan and Alberta Premier Rachel Notley set to meet Sunday in Ottawa on Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion...
April 13, 2018 | National Office, BC Office
VANCOUVER – A scientific panel appointed by the provincial government to review natural gas industry fracking operations conspicuously avoids tackling human health concerns, which can only be...
March 26, 2018 | BC Office
TORONTO – Teachers and education workers are rallying behind a new blueprint to fix Ontario’s 20-year-old education funding formula and they’re calling on all parties to commit to a review of public...
March 26, 2018 | Ontario Office
March 19, 2018 HALIFAX—The Nova Scotia Alternative Budget 2018, released by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Nova Scotia today, is a blueprint of a budget for the people. The report lays...
March 19, 2018 | Nova Scotia Office
OTTAWA—Today’s federal budget takes positive steps forward on gender equality and science funding but the bold policy moves that will make a real difference for Canadians —child care, pharmacare,...
February 27, 2018 | National Office
OTTAWA — Le Budget fédéral alternatif (BFA) de 2018, publié aujourd’hui par le Centre canadien des politiques alternatives (CCPA), trace un itinéraire du chemin à parcourir jusqu’à la veille des...
February 22, 2018 | National Office
OTTAWA—The 2018 Alternative Federal Budget (AFB), released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA), delivers a roadmap to where the country could be on the eve of the next federal...
February 22, 2018 | National Office

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