Updates from the CCPA

As debate over whether Canada should ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) continues, the CCPA is pleased to introduce a new series of reports to demystify the complicated trade deal and clarify...
February 3, 2016 | National Office
In the latest episode of our podcast, hosts Davis Carr and Alex Hemingway take an in-depth look at the much-talked-about Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP). Our hosts interview four experts on the...
February 2, 2016 | National Office
How can residential care be provided in ways that respect the needs of seniors, families, workers and managers? Join us at this free public forum to hear about ideas and concrete examples of...
January 29, 2016 | BC Office
A new report from the Errol Black Chair in Labour issues examines how investing in Social Enterprises can reduce green house gases. Read full report.
January 13, 2016 | Manitoba Office
CCPA-ON Senior Economist Sheila Block spoke at a news conference organized by social justice groups, calling on Toronto City Council to implement new revenue tools for reducing poverty in the city....
January 7, 2016 | Ontario Office
**PLEASE NOTE THAT THE TELEPHONE TOWN HALL WILL NOW TAKE PLACE ON MARCH 22, 2016** What is it? Join us (from the comfort of your own home!) for our third annual Telephone Town Hall. CCPA supporters...
January 6, 2016 | National Office
On Monday, we released our annual report on CEO pay in Canada. The review finds that the gap between the earnings of executives and the rest of the population is growing stubbornly, with the country’...
January 6, 2016 | National Office
The State of the Inner City Report 2015 - Drawing on our strengths highlights the gains and the persistent issues that keep the community working for change.  See our Fast Facts for a brief summary...
December 15, 2015 | Manitoba Office
We're happy to announce the launch of alt.policy, our national office podcast. Each episode, hosts Alex Hemingway and Davis Carr will demystify the big policy questions of the day, and share their ...
December 14, 2015 | National Office
You’ve heard about “Black Friday” and maybe even “Cyber Monday” – but what about GivingTuesday? GivingTuesday is a global day of giving that is helping millions of Canadians. On December 1, 2015,...
November 27, 2015 | National Office
As reported by the UFCW "After years of inaction and neglect from successive Conservative governments, agriculture workers in Alberta will finally have the same workplace rights and protections that...
November 23, 2015 |
This essay first appeared in the James Lorimer & Company book Canada After Harper. It would be useful for students and union members as it explains in plain language how unions play a crucial...
November 20, 2015 |
The latest from our BC office is based on interviews with 200 farmworkers, as well as representatives from industry, advocates and civil servants. The authors find that most workers are subject to...
November 18, 2015 | BC Office
TVO did a breakdown of living wages across Ontario using information from CCPA-Ontario, and compared the findings to the current Ontario minimum wage of $11.25 per hour. In most cases, the minimum...
November 17, 2015 | Ontario Office
The BC and Saskatchewan offices of the CCPA are partners in a major new SSHRC-funded project to map the influence of fossil fuel companies in Western Canada. Mapping the Power of the Carbon-...
November 12, 2015 | BC Office

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