National Office Updates

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
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
Maclean's recently asked dozens of economists, analysts and investors what they consider to be the most important charts for Canada as we head into 2015. CCPA Senior Economist Armine Yalnizyan...
December 18, 2014 | National Office
When it comes to growing income inequality and a squeezed middle class, it's often said that Canada has it better than the US. That doesn't mean we aren't faced by troubling trends here. Whose job is...
December 4, 2014 | National Office
On November 27, the CCPA celebrated the life and career of Mike McBane, the first recipient of our new annual Social Justice Award. At a gathering in Ottawa, Mike was toasted by friends and...
December 2, 2014 | National Office
CCPA’s popular book on young workers, unions, and challenging neoliberalism is now available as a digital download for Amazon Kindle and iBooks! From Demonized to Organized: Building the New Union...
November 6, 2014 | National Office
A new CCPA study, Narrowing the Gap: The difference public sector wages make, compares the wages of full-time public and private sector workers and finds significant gaps in the wages of women,...
October 28, 2014 | National Office
How is the Mike Brown shooting relevant to Canadian contemporary politics? Why have race and racism become the central issue of the Toronto mayoral race?  The Dirty War, a new book in the Our Schools...
October 15, 2014 | National Office
A new study by the CCPA and West Coast Environmental Law finds that Canadian oil and gas companies could be liable for billions of dollars of damages for their contribution to climate change....
October 8, 2014 | National Office
Armine's latest business column on CBC Radio's Metro Morning asks: are boomers going to bust Canada? New stats on population aging leave no room for doubt: we'll soon be paying more to support our...
September 18, 2014 | National Office
Applications are now being accepted for Next Up: a leadership program for young people committed to social and environmental justice. This is an amazing, intensive and transformative program the CCPA...
August 11, 2014 | National Office, BC Office
On June 2, 2014, Radio Canada International aired an interview with Scott Sinclair, director of the CCPA's Trade and Investment Research Project, on his study (co-authored with Hadrian Mertins-...
June 6, 2014 | National Office
CCPA recently released a series of three publications documenting the critical role unions have played in reducing inequality and enhancing democracy in Canada. These publications also examine the...
April 24, 2014 | National Office
Where is the best and worst place in Canada to be a woman? According to our latest study, Québec City is the best place to be a woman and Edmonton the worst. The study, by Senior Researcher Kate...
April 22, 2014 | National 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

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