The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’ latest annual Alternative Federal Budget urges the federal government to table a budget that makes good on its promises to reduce income inequality and drive inclusive growth.
by: Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives | Press Release |Posted January 26, 2017 For Immediate Release January 25, 2017 Contact: Kerri-Anne Finn, CCPA Director of Communications Tel: 613-563-1341 x306 Canada responsible for ballooning greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuel exports: new study OTTAWA —The amount of
Telecommunications giant AT&T’s spying on Americans for profit on behalf of law enforcement agencies is “more terrifying than the illegal NSA surveillance programs that Edward Snowden exposed,” says rights group Fight for the Future.
The Council of Canadians calls the European Union’s failure to reach consensus on signing the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) an epic failure that makes the deal impossible.
Dozens of students from around Canada were arrested on Parliament Hill, Ottawa, while protesting Kinder Morgan’s proposed $5.4 billion Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project. The protest was the largest act of youth-led climate civil disobedience in Canadian history.
The Canada-EU trade deal, CETA, “will elevate the rights of corporations above workers and the environment and undermine government regulatory flexibility,” new study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives finds.
A new report from Global Justice Now found that the world’s “top 10 corporations – a list that includes Walmart, Shell and Apple – have a combined revenue of more than the 180 ‘poorest’ countries combined in the list which include Ireland, Indonesia, Israel, Colombia, Greece, South Africa, Iraq and Vietnam.”
Indigenous children in Canada are more than twice as likely to live in poverty than non-Indigenous children, says a study released Tuesday by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.