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Premier Clark's claims of thousands of LNG jobs 'grossly overstated' — CCPA report

Majority of LNG-based jobs will be short-term construction positions, says CCPA senior economist.
Children in day care. Creative Commons photo

Learn from Quebec: B.C. can afford $10-a-day childcare, say economists

CCPA study shows more mothers in workforce would grow economy, cover large part of program costs
Carbon Bubble from The Carbon Tracker Initiative's report Unburnable Carbon

Canada’s fossil fuels a risky investment: Global Carbon Budget

What does the global 'carbon budget' mean for Canada? Senior economist with the CCPA Marc Lee explains a significant portion of Canada's carbon reserves will have to remain in the ground.

International Energy Agency warns pension funds about “unburnable carbon”

The IEA asked pension funds to look at the risk from overvalued fossil fuel stocks.

Divestment may protect from 40-60% overvaluation of fossil fuel stock

Kitsilano Pool underwater: a growing number of cities want to divest from their own destruction

Most British Columbians support higher taxes for better public services: poll

While most British Columbians feel they pay too much tax, the majority are willing to pay higher taxes for better public services, according to a new poll.

Living wage in BC could prevent disabilities: SFU prof

Bruce Lanphear, an SFU researcher, believes that removing social inequities and increasing the standard minimum wage are key factors in preventing disabilities.

Pipe Dreams and Nightmares: CCPA's new report deconstructs Enbridge’s unrealistic “jobs and growth” promises

CCPA report takes a hard look at Enbridge's jobs and growth numbers and reveals wild optimism.

350.org's Bill McKibben remembers schoolmate Stephen Harper

Climate hero Bill McKibben attended the same grade school as PM Stephen Harper, he told nearly thousand people at CCPA's annual fundraiser. Oh, how they've drifted apart.

CCPA's alternative federal budget 2012 proposal

As the Conservatives prepare to unveil their first federal budget since winning a majority, the expected slash-happy document is being preempted by an alternative proposal. Will Harper read it?