Updates from the CCPA

The Saskatchewan Office was honoured to receive a 2014 Community Connections Award in recognition of research excellence for our A Living Wage in Regina Project from the Community Research Unit at...
April 17, 2014 | Saskatchewan Office
  April 16, 2014 marks Equal Pay Day in Ontario. It falls on this day because a woman, on average, would have to work all last year, plus all working days up until April 16 of the current year just...
April 16, 2014 | Ontario Office
CCPA's latest research innovation is an interactive map that shows you how paying for full-time undergraduate university has changed since 1975, across provinces, and across faculties. It helps you...
April 14, 2014 | National Office
The Spring 2014 issue Our Schools/Our Selves is an opportunity to look at education perhaps more broadly than we normally do — at who is often left out of the education debates even though it impacts...
April 10, 2014 | National Office
The authors of "A Living Wage for Regina" discuss the Living Wage with the Social Policy Research Unit at the University of Regina. View the discussion here: The Living Wage
April 10, 2014 | Saskatchewan Office
Thanks to all of you who came out last night for dinner at Bushwakker's. It was a great success! The winning 50/50 ticket number is 1492662. If you have this ticket please contact the Saskatchewan...
April 9, 2014 | Saskatchewan Office
As a provincial election looms on the horizon, all parties will try to persuade voters that they are the most trustworthy fiscal managers. What should Ontarians be looking out for as they decide...
March 26, 2014 | Ontario Office
The following is a description of this European Trade Union Institute report off the website: "The Benchmarking Working Europe report comprises a critical, fact-based diagnosis of the first five...
March 26, 2014 |
With the Greater Toronto Area and Hamilton's public transit expansion needs taking centre stage in the lead up to a highly anticipated Ontario election, what's the best mix of revenue tools? CCPA...
March 24, 2014 | Ontario Office
On March 5th, the CCPA held its first ever telephone town hall, which enabled us to engage in a live, interactive dialogue with almost 4,000 of our valued supporters from the comfort of their own...
March 11, 2014 | National Office
This past Saturday, March 8th was International Women's Day (IWD)—a day to celebrate the contributions of women and girls to our lives and communities, and a time to highlight the issues facing women...
March 11, 2014 | National Office
Canada's Labour Market Sputtered in 2013 delivers some alarming data: 2013 saw the slowest job growth since 2009 - when we were in the thick of the Great Recession; employment gains were found in the...
March 7, 2014 |
This CLC report called Underemployment is Canada's Real Labour Market Challenge argues that better labour market indicators are needed in order to understand the dramatic changes in our labour market...
March 7, 2014 |
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives' Nova Scotia Office (CCPA-NS) is pleased to announce the launch of the 2014 Atlantic Student Essay Contest. The contest is open to all students enrolled in...
March 6, 2014 | Nova Scotia Office
On February 28th, CCPA Senior Economist Armine Yalnizyan faced one of the more intimidating challenges of the web, and did a Reddit AMA ("Ask Me Anything") session. Redditors dove right in and asked...
March 6, 2014 | National Office

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