Updates from the CCPA

The Ontario government has been consulting on how to design the province's proposed Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP). Read CCPA-Ontario Senior Economist Sheila Block and CCPA-Research Associate...
February 12, 2015 | Ontario Office
Two updates from the Parkland Institute will be of interest: The first one analyses the real reason behind Alberta's economic woes: lack of revenue resulting from deep corporate tax cuts and a...
February 11, 2015 |
Two updates from the Parkland Institute will be of interest: The first one analyses the real reason behind Alberta's economic woes: lack of revenue resulting from deep corporate tax cuts and a...
February 11, 2015 |
The Supreme Court ruled, in a five to two majority decision, that the right to collective bargaining, including the right to strike, is a constitutional right for all workers in Canada, regardless of...
February 10, 2015 |
SaskPower opened its $1.5 billion Boundary Dam Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Facility to much fanfare, with Premier Brad Wall hailing the project as "another Saskatchewan first." However, a new...
February 10, 2015 | Saskatchewan Office
Controversy has been swirling around the Toronto District School Board and the province has been putting pressure on the board to cut spending. But what's at the heart of the problem? CCPA Research...
February 9, 2015 | Ontario Office
Lynne Fernandez walks us through the reasons why a Living Wage makes way more sense over the minimum wage as an employment standard.  
February 4, 2015 | Manitoba Office
One hundred and fourty five people filled a local North End Winnipeg recreation centre to here the communities collective vision on how to reduce poverty in Manitoba.  Kirsten Bernas worked with...
January 30, 2015 | Manitoba Office
This Toronto Star report explains the Supreme Court's decisions regarding Bill 5. It confirms unionized workers' constitional right to strike. 
January 30, 2015 |
"Just transition" is an approach to economic and environmental policy-making that says workers in affected industries should not pay the price for doing the right thing for the environment, and...
January 28, 2015 | BC Office
The work and family lives of Canadians have evolved over the past three decades. It's time our family policies grew up, too.  Time to Grow Up: Family Policies for the Way We Live Now, by Kate...
January 26, 2015 | National Office
A new CCPA Saskatchewan report by University of Winnipeg economists Hugh Grant, Manish Pandey and James Townsend, Short-Term Gain, Long-Term Pain: The Privatization of Hospital Laundry Services in...
January 20, 2015 | Saskatchewan Office
The City of Toronto is about to begin its city budget consultation process, which will surely trigger the annual "we can't afford the services we need" debate. But Toronto doesn't have a spending...
January 16, 2015 | Ontario Office
Want to learn about taxes, inequality and what it means to have a “good economy” in BC? Then check out our new Good Economy Project landing page at: https://www.policyalternatives.ca/projects/good-...
January 9, 2015 |
Dear friends, On behalf of everyone at the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, I wish you all a joyful holiday season with your family and friends. I also want to express my deep gratitude to...
December 19, 2014 | National Office

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