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  • Unpacking the details of Manitoba Hydro September 9, 2019
    What would a long view of Manitoba Hydro all entail.  Read report here.
    Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
  • CCPA submission to Treasury Board consultation on regulatory modernization September 6, 2019
    On June 29, 2019, the federal government launched a public consultation on initiatives intended to "modernize" the Canadian regulatory system. Interested Canadians were invited to provide input on four current initiatives: Targeted Regulatory Reviews (Round 2) Review of the Red Tape Reduction Act Exploring options to legislate changes to regulator mandates Suggestions for the next […]
    Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
  • Join us in November for the 2019 CCPA-BC Gala, featuring Nancy MacLean September 3, 2019
    Tickets are available for our 2019 Annual Gala Fundraiser, which will take place in Vancouver on November 21. This year’s featured speaker will be Nancy MacLean, an award-winning historian and author whose talk, The rise of the radical right: How libertarian intellectuals, billionaires and white supremacists shaped today’s politics, is very timely both in the US and here in […]
    Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
  • Report looks at captured nature of BC’s Oil and Gas Commission August 6, 2019
    From an early stage, BC’s Oil and Gas Commission bore the hallmarks of a captured regulator. The very industry that the Commission was formed to regulate had a significant hand in its creation and, too often, the interests of the industry it regulates take precedence over the public interest. This report looks at the evolution […]
    Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
  • Correcting the Record July 26, 2019
    Earlier this week Kris Sims and Franco Terrazzano of the Canadian Taxpayers Federation wrote an opinion piece that was published in the Calgary Sun, Edmonton Sun, Winnipeg Sun, Ottawa Sun and Toronto Sun. The opinion piece makes several false claims and connections regarding the Corporate Mapping Project (CMP), which we would like to correct. The […]
    Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
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Iglika Ivanova, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives – BC Office

Alex Hemingway, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives – BC Office

Membership Secretary:
David Pringle, Independent Economist

CEA Panels Coordinator:
Michal Rozworski, BC Teachers’ Federation

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

Angella MacEwen, Canadian Union of Public Employees, Ottawa


Scott Aquanno, University of Ontario Institute of Technology

Fletcher Baragar, Dept. of Economics, University of Manitoba

David Barmes, Student, McGill University

Clara Dallaire-Fortier, Independent Economist

Robert Dimand, Dept. of Economics, Brock University

Rob Gillezeau, Dept. of Economics, University of Victoria

Mathieu Dufour, Université du Québec en Outaouais

Ian Hudson, Dept. of Economics, University of Manitoba

Audrey Laurin-Lamothe, Department of Social Science, York University

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

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

Kaylie Tiessen, Unifor Research Dept., Toronto

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

Luigi Zanasi, Economist, Yukon Territory

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