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  • 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 […]
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  • 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 […]
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  • Boots Riley in Winnipeg May 11 February 22, 2019
    Founder of the political Hip-Hop group The Coup, Boots Riley is a musician, rapper, writer and activist, whose feature film directorial and screenwriting debut — 2018’s celebrated Sorry to Bother You — received the award for Best First Feature at the 2019 Independent Spirit Awards (amongst several other accolades and recognitions). "[A] reflection of the […]
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  • CCPA-BC welcomes Emira Mears as new Associate Director February 11, 2019
    This week the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives – BC Office is pleased to welcome Emira Mears to our staff team as our newly appointed Associate Director. Emira is an accomplished communications professional, digital strategist and entrepreneur. Through her former company Raised Eyebrow, she has had the opportunity to work with many organizations in the […]
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  • Study explores media coverage of pipeline controversies December 14, 2018
    Supporters of fossil fuel infrastructure projects position themselves as friends of working people, framing climate action as antithetical to the more immediately pressing need to protect oil and gas workers’ livelihoods. And as the latest report from the CCPA-BC and Corporate Mapping Project confirms, this framing has become dominant across the media landscape. Focusing on pipeline […]
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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