National Office Updates

The second edition of Economics for Everyone: A Short Guide to the Economics of Capitalism was co-published by Pluto Books, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, and Fernwood Publishing this...
November 9, 2015 | National Office
How Much Income Tax Could Canada’s Top 1% Pay?, by internationally respected CCPA Research Associate Lars Osberg, shows Canada’s richest now pay a lower tax rate than in the 1990s even though their...
October 28, 2015 | National Office
You can count on the CCPA for timely, progressive analysis of the issues that will—or should—define this federal election. Here are some of the ways you can stay informed: Behind the Numbers:...
September 21, 2015 | National Office
Seizing on the first federal election in recent history where income inequality is a hot button issue, the CCPA has launched a platform to reduce the gap. The Good for Canada platform highlights the...
August 28, 2015 | National Office
We are pleased to announce that CCPA's Executive Director, Bruce Campbell has been awarded a Community Leadership in Justice Fellowship by the Law Foundation of Ontario. The fellowship will allow Mr...
July 20, 2015 | National Office
Yesterday, we released our second annual ranking of the gender gap in Canada’s 25 largest cities. The report, by CCPA Senior Researcher Kate McInturff, takes stock of how women are faring in five key...
July 16, 2015 | National Office
Proponents of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal have called it an historic opportunity for Canada. But critics consider it secretive, dangerous, and even potentially undemocratic. CCPA's...
May 25, 2015 | National Office
Join us in Ottawa on Thursday, June 4th for the launch of a timely new book from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives' Education Project. Authors Claire Polster and Janice Newson will be there...
May 21, 2015 | National Office
Simmering conflicts in higher education have reached the boiling point across Canada and around the globe. Teach-ins, occupations, strikes, and mass protests are being mobilized against exorbitant...
May 7, 2015 | National Office
After more than two decades, and on this 35th anniversary of the CCPA, the Monitor is rebooting to seize new political opportunities and adapt to technological challenges.  Neoliberalism produced...
May 5, 2015 | National Office
Everyone wants to bend the health care cost curve. Is it possible to save costs while improving health?  Public health measures—like clean drinking water, vaccinations, and smoking cessation programs...
May 4, 2015 | National Office
CCPA-Ontario economists Sheila Block, Kaylie Tiessen, and Hugh Mackenzie emerged from the April 23 Ontario budget lock up with this assessment: it's a procrastinator's budget – one that kicks the can...
April 27, 2015 | National Office, Ontario Office
Watch this space for response and analysis of the federal budget from CCPA staff and our Alternative Federal Budget partners. More information will be added as it is available. Commentary and...
April 17, 2015 | National Office
Families in Canada deserve affordable child care, but costs vary widely across Canada. Many Canadians don’t know that Quebec has the least expensive child care in the country at $7.30/day. Quebec’s...
April 15, 2015 | National Office
It takes a lot for working parents to get by in Toronto, especially when you consider what it actually costs to rent an apartment, pay hydro bills, own a vehicle, take the TTC, buy groceries, and pay...
April 13, 2015 | National Office, Ontario Office