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  • Mobility pricing must be fair and equitable for all April 12, 2018
    As Metro Vancouver’s population has grown, so have its traffic congestion problems. Whether it’s a long wait to cross a bridge or get on a bus, everyone can relate to the additional time and stress caused by a transportation system under strain. Mobility pricing is seen as a solution to Metro Vancouver’s transportation challenges with […]
    Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
  • Budget 2018: The Most Disappointing Budget Ever March 14, 2018
    Premier Pallister’s Trump-esque statement that budget 2018 was going to be the “best budget ever” has fallen a bit flat. Instead of a bold plan to deal with climate change, poverty and our crumbling infrastructure, we are presented with two alarmist scenarios to justify further tax cuts and a lack of decisive action: the recent […]
    Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
  • 2018 Federal Budget Analysis February 14, 2018
    Watch this space for response and analysis of the federal budget from CCPA staff and our Alternative Federal Budget partners. More information will be added as it is available. Commentary and Analysis Some baby steps for dad and big steps forward for women, by Kate McInturff (CCPA) An ambition constrained budget, by David Macdonald (CCPA) Five things […]
    Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
  • CED in Manitoba - The Video January 29, 2018
    Community Economic Development in Manitoba - nudging capitalism out of the way?
    Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
  • With regional management BC’s iconic forest industry can benefit British Columbians rather than multinational corporations January 17, 2018
    Forests are one of the iconic symbols of British Columbia, and successive governments and companies operating here have largely focussed on the cheap, commodity lumber business that benefits industry. Former provincial forestry minister Bob Williams, who has been involved with the industry for five decades, proposes regional management of this valuable natural resource to benefit […]
    Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
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Updated June 2017

Chair:
David Pringle, Economist, Ottawa

Secretary-Treasurer:
Iglika Ivanova, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, Vancouver

Membership Secretary:
Jordan Brennan, Unifor, Toronto

CEA Panels Coordinators:
Kevin Young, University of Massachusetts Amherst
Kaylie Tiessen, Unifor, Toronto

Essay Contest Coordinator:
Mathieu Dufour, John Jay College

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Angella MacEwen, Canadian Labour Congress, Ottawa

Members-at-Large:

Scott Aquanno, University of Ontario Institute of Technology

Fletcher Baragar, Dept. of Economics, University of Manitoba

Hassan Bougrine, Dept. of Economics, Laurentian University

Robert Dimand, Dept. of Economics, Brock University

Ian Hudson, Dept. of Economics, University of Manitoba

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

Marc Lee, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, Vancouver

Brian MacLean, Department of Economics, Laurentian University

Rob Moir, Dept of Economics, University of New Brunswick

Salewa Olawoye, Dept. of Economics, Ryerson University

Marc-Andre Pigeon, Credit Union Central, Ottawa

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

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

Mario Seccareccia, Dept. of Economics, University of Ottawa

Garry Sran, PhD candidate, York University

Jim Stanford, Dept. of Economics, McMaster University

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

Armine Yalnizyan, CCPA, Toronto

Luigi Zanasi, Economist, Yukon Territory

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

Genet Zinabou, PhD Candidate, University of Toronto

Robin Shaban, Independent Economist

Edgardo Sepulveda, Independent Economist