Gas Gouge

CCPA Research Associate Hugh Mackenzie has done an analysis of current gas prices (using our online Gas Price Gouge Meter) and finds: Although the average price in these major centres across Canada is roughly the same today as it was two weeks ago – $1.33 on April 29; $1.35 today…
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Silencing Dissent: The Harper Record

Over on the CCPA website, we’ve posted an excellent article by intern Maria Gergin on the Harper Government’s record of silencing dissent. The article includes a list of 79 community organizations, agencies, NGOs, research bodies and programs which have been cancelled, or whose funding has been cut or dramatically decreased…
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What We’re Reading

A list of sites and articles worth reading: CCPA Senior Economist Armine Yalnizyan explains how “Income splitting won’t help families in need” in her latest Globe and Mail article. In his Globe and Mail article, “Not exactly an economic gold medal,” Jim Stanford looks at the Conservatives’ economic track record….
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Welcome to the CCPA federal election blog

The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) is an independent, non-partisan research institute concerned with issues of social, economic and environmental justice. Founded in 1980, the CCPA is one of Canada’s leading progressive voices in public policy debates. Making It Count is the CCPA’s 2011 federal election blog, designed to…
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