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  • A critical look at BC’s new tax breaks and subsidies for LNG May 7, 2019
    The BC government has offered much more to the LNG industry than the previous government. Read the report by senior economist Marc Lee.  
    Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
  • The 2019 living wage for Metro Vancouver April 30, 2019
    The 2019 living wage for Metro Vancouver is $19.50/hour. This is the amount needed for a family of four with each of two parents working full-time at this hourly rate to pay for necessities, support the healthy development of their children, escape severe financial stress and participate in the social, civic and cultural lives of […]
    Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
  • Time to regulate gas prices in BC and stop industry gouging April 29, 2019
    Drivers in Metro Vancouver are reeling from record high gas prices, and many commentators are blaming taxes. But it’s not taxes causing pain at the pump — it’s industry gouging. Our latest research shows that gas prices have gone up by 55 cents per litre since 2016 — and the vast majority of that increase […]
    Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
  • CCPA welcomes Randy Robinson as new Ontario Director March 27, 2019
    The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives is pleased to announce the appointment of Randy Robinson as the new Director of our Ontario Office.  Randy’s areas of expertise include public sector finance, the gendered rise of precarious work, neoliberalism, and labour rights. He has extensive experience in communications and research, and has been engaged in Ontario’s […]
    Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
  • 2019 Federal Budget Analysis February 27, 2019
    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  Aim high, spend low: Federal budget 2019 by David MacDonald (CCPA) Budget 2019 fiddles while climate crisis looms by Hadrian Mertins-Kirkwood (CCPA) Budget hints at priorities for upcoming […]
    Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
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Updated June 2018

Chair:
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

Essay Contest Coordinator:
Marc-Andre Pigeon, Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Saskatchewan

Webmaster:
Angella MacEwen, Canadian Union of Public Employees, Ottawa

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

Clara Dallaire-Fortier, Independent Economist

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, 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

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