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The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives 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.

Behind the Numbers delivers timely, progressive commentary on issues that affect Canadians, including the economy, poverty, inequality, climate change, budgets, taxes, public services, employment and much more.

Contributors include staff and research associates from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. The views expressed on this blog are those of the individual contributors, and do not necessarily represent the views of the CCPA.

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