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  • Imagine a Winnipeg...2018 Alternative Municipal Budget June 18, 2018
    Climate change; stagnant global economic growth; political polarization; growing inequality.  Our city finds itself dealing with all these issues, and more at once. The 2018 Alternative Municipal Budget (AMB) is a community response that shows how the city can deal with all these issues and balance the budget.
    Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
  • Why would a boom town need charity? Inequities in Saskatchewan’s oil boom and bust May 23, 2018
    When we think of a “boomtown,” we often imagine a formerly sleepy rural town suddenly awash in wealth and economic expansion. It might surprise some to learn that for many municipalities in oil-producing regions in Saskatchewan, the costs of servicing the oil boom can outweigh the benefits. A Prairie Patchwork: Reliance on Oil Industry Philanthropy […]
    Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
  • CCPA's National Office has moved! May 11, 2018
      The week of May 1st, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives' National Office moved to 141 Laurier Ave W, Suite 1000, Ottawa ON, K1P 5J2. Please note that our phone, fax and general e-mail will remain the same: Telephone: 613-563-1341 | Fax: 613-233-1458 | Email: ccpa@policyalternatives.ca  
    Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
  • What are Canada’s energy options in a carbon-constrained world? May 1, 2018
    Canada faces some very difficult choices in maintaining energy security while meeting emissions reduction targets.  A new study by veteran earth scientist David Hughes—published through the Corporate Mapping Project, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and the Parkland Institute—is a comprehensive assessment of Canada’s energy systems in light of the need to maintain energy security and […]
    Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
  • The 2018 Living Wage for Metro Vancouver April 25, 2018
    The cost of raising a family in British Columbia increased slightly from 2017 to 2018. A $20.91 hourly wage is needed to cover the costs of raising a family in Metro Vancouver, up from $20.61 per hour in 2017 due to soaring housing costs. This is the hourly wage that two working parents with two young children […]
    Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
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Updated June 2018

Chair:
Iglika Ivanova, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, Vancouver

Secretary-Treasurer:
Marc Lee, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, Vancouver

Membership Secretary:
Jordan Brennan, Unifor, Toronto

CEA Panels Coordinators:
Michal Rozworski

Essay Contest Coordinator:
Marc-Andre Pigeon, Credit Union Central, Ottawa

Webmaster:
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

Mathieu Dufour, John Jay College

Ian Hudson, Dept. of Economics, University of Manitoba

Alex Hemingway, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, Vancouver

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

David MacDonald, CCPA National, Ottawa

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

Mario Seccareccia, Dept. of Economics, University of Ottawa

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

Luigi Zanasi, Economist, Yukon Territory

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