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
Nov 28, 2002

Romanow's Hits and Misses

Today's Romanow report clearly rejects the status quo, proposing pragmatic steps to secure the future of public health care in Canada. That's the good news. But you get what you pay for, cautions eco
In cahoots
Oct 31, 2002

Poverty, Snakes and Ladders

One-quarter of us were poor at some point over a recent six-year span. It's a reality obscured by familiar “snapshot” poverty measures. A new analysis of poverty dynamics recalls a humble o
In cahoots
Oct 29, 2002

Boys Who Cry Surplus

Finance Minister Manley is sputtering warnings of a shrinking federal surplus (code for impending spending cuts?). But the boys may have cried wolf too many times. Over the last three years, the cumu
In cahoots
Oct 9, 2002

Canada's Secret Constitution

Has Canada's sovereignty been undermined by agreements adopted under the World Trade Organization? By deals signed under the North American Free Trade Agreement? Absolutely, says Stephen Clarkson, pr


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