Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

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.

Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
In cahoots
May 14, 2003

Against Deep Integration

For business, trade is a goal. For people, trade is a <i>tool</i> &#151; and its goal can be equitable, sustainable development. A new report takes the people&#146;s side. Bruce Campbell shows that C
In cahoots
Apr 28, 2003

Drugs in the News

How well do Canadian newspapers report the good, the bad and the ugly of new prescription drugs? Given the increasing share of public health dollars that drugs consume, quality reporting is vital. A
In cahoots
Apr 24, 2003

Gutting a Power House

British Columbia says its new Energy Plan promises relatively minor changes to B.C. Hydro. But a new study by Marjorie Griffin Cohen shows the utility is being quietly but utterly transformed. Cohen
In cahoots
Apr 17, 2003

Another Way for Manitoba

Manitoba&#146;s NDP government has not reversed the neglect of the most vulnerable Manitobans that began under the Filmon government. Dollars that could have been used to boost equality have instead
In cahoots
Mar 19, 2003

Cruising Out of Control

With the cruise ship industry expecting double-digit growth, many Canadian ports are looking for a piece of the action. But they would be wise to tread carefully. A new report shows that income expec


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