Updates from the CCPA

In this election year, some politicians are putting the focus on terrorism. But should they be putting the economy first? Armine Yalnizyan joined the Sunday Panel on CBC's The National to talk about...
March 24, 2015 | National Office
A new report questions the long-term environmental sustainability of many elements of Saskatchewan's economic growth strategy. Building an Environmentally Sustainable Future for Saskatchewan:...
March 13, 2015 | Saskatchewan Office
Public attention in Canada is appropriately focused on proposed omnibus security legislation (Bill C-51) that, from most expert accounts, appears to unnecessarily weaken privacy protections and ...
March 10, 2015 | National Office
Over the past few years there has been significant debate in Canada about the role of charities in public policy development—with some government and industry officials suggesting that our...
March 9, 2015 | National Office
To find out why Seth Klein, Marc Lee and Iglika Ivanova are voting yes in the upcoming referendum, read our short primer. Seth will be discussing the referendum on CBC's Early Edition at 6:40 AM and...
March 3, 2015 | BC Office
IMF economists provide new research confirming that higher union density contributes to better Gini coefficient scores. In other words: unions promote income equality. According to the report, "The...
March 2, 2015 |
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 |

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