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  • Inclusionary housing in a slow-growth city like Winnipeg December 3, 2018
    In Winnipeg, there is a need for more affordable housing, as 21 percent of households (64,065 households) are living in unaffordable housing--according to CMHC's definition of spending more than 30 percent of income on shelter.? This report examines to case studies in two American cities and how their experience could help shape an Inclusionary Housing […]
    Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
  • True, Lasting Reconciliation November 21, 2018
    For the first time, a report outlines what implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples could and should look like at the provincial level. This report focuses on implementation in BC law, policy and practices. Fundamental to the UN Declaration is an understanding that government must move from a “duty […]
    Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
  • Boom, Bust and Consolidation November 9, 2018
    The five largest bitumen-extractive corporations in Canada?control 79.3 per cent of Canada’s productive capacity of bitumen. The Big Five—Suncor Energy, Canadian Natural Resources Limited (CNRL), Cenovus Energy, Imperial Oil and Husky Energy—collectively control 90 per cent of existing bitumen upgrading capacity and are positioned to dominate Canada’s future oil sands development. In a sense they […]
    Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
  • A new Director for CCPA's BC Office: Message from Mary Childs, Board Chair October 24, 2018
    The CCPA-BC Board of Directors is delighted to share the news that Shannon Daub will be the next BC Director of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. Last spring, Seth Klein announced that, after 22 years, he would be stepping down as founding Director of the CCPA-BC at the end of 2018. The CCPA-BC’s board […]
    Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
  • Who Owns Canada’s Fossil-Fuel Sector? October 15, 2018
    The major investors in Canada’s fossil-fuel sector have high stakes in maintaining business as usual rather than addressing the industry’s serious climate issues, says a new Corporate Mapping Project study.? And as alarms ring over our continued dependence on natural gas, coal and oil, these investors have both an interest in the continued growth of […]
    Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
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Iglika Ivanova, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives – BC Office

Secretary-Treasurer:
Marc Lee, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives – BC Office

Membership Secretary:
Jordan Brennan, Unifor, Toronto

CEA Panels Coordinators:
Michal Rozworski, BC Teachers’ Federation

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Marc-Andre Pigeon, Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Saskatchewan

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Members-at-Large:

Scott Aquanno, University of Ontario Institute of Technology

Fletcher Baragar, Dept. of Economics, University of Manitoba

David Barmes, Student, McGill University

Hassan Bougrine, Dept. of Economics, Laurentian University

Robert Dimand, Dept. of Economics, Brock University

Mathieu Dufour, Université du Québec en Outaouais

Ian Hudson, Dept. of Economics, University of Manitoba

Alex Hemingway, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives – BC Office

Audrey Laurin-Lamothe,?Université du Québec en Outaouais

Joelle Leclaire, Economics and Finance Dept., Buffalo State College

David MacDonald, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives – National Office

Rob Moir, Dept of Economics, University of New Brunswick

Salewa Olawoye, Dept. of Economics, Ryerson University

Eric Pineault, Dept. of Economics, Universite du Quebec Montreal

Louis-Phillipe Rochon, Dept. of Economics, Laurentian University

David Pringle, Independent Economist

Robin Shaban, Independent Economist

Edgardo Sepulveda,?Independent Economist

Garry Sran,? Alberta Union of Public Employees

Jim Stanford, Dept. of Economics, McMaster University

Brenda Spotton Visano, Dept. of Economics and School of Public Policy & Administration, York University

Kevin Young, Dept. of Political Science,?University of Massachusetts Amherst

Luigi Zanasi, Economist, Yukon Territory

Vicki Zhang, Dept. of Statistical Sciences, University of Toronto