National Office Updates

On Wednesday, December 11th, Canada Post announced a series of changes which included cutting staff, phasing out door-to-door mail delivery to urban residents, and a new pricing system, among others...
December 19, 2013 | National Office
CCPA Senior Economist Armine Yalnizyan spoke to CBC Toronto's Metro Morning about the recent cuts to postal services. Armine argues against the notion that Canada Post is becoming a financial drain...
December 12, 2013 | National Office
It’s been more than four years since the end of the recession, and the federal government claims the economy is doing great. But how accurate is that message? Is Canada’s economy the best in the...
December 2, 2013 | National Office
The roles and responsibilities of unions have come under renewed scrutiny. Provincial and federal government hostility towards organized resistance to current policies is intensifying through heated...
November 27, 2013 | National Office
Two candidates in an upcoming federal by-election have made income inequality the main topic in Toronto-Centre. The CCPA's Growing Gap team created a short primer on income inequality that includes...
November 18, 2013 | National Office, Ontario Office
On November 1st, Scott Sinclair, director of CCPA's Trade and Investment Research Project, did an interview with CBC Radio's The Fisheries Broadcast. Earlier this year, Sinclair authored the report, ...
November 12, 2013 | National Office
On Tuesday, November 5th, CCPA Senior Economist David Macdonald was asked to present to the federal Finance Committee as part of the committee’s pre-budget consultations. Read the full transcript of...
November 8, 2013 | National Office
This past summer, Erika Shaker, Director of CCPA's Education Project, was invited to deliver a lecture at the McMaster Centre for Scholarship in the Public Interest's 2013 Summer Institute. The...
November 1, 2013 | National Office
Whether you shop there or not, the November edition of Hennessy’s Index looks at some fundamental differences between how Wal-Mart and Costco treat their workers. Hennessy’s Index is a monthly...
November 1, 2013 | National Office
A new CCPA report, by Dr. Joel Lexchin and Marc-André Gagnon, examines the impact of the Comprehensive and Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) on pharmaceuticals. The authors find that the tentative EU-...
October 31, 2013 | National Office
On Tuesday, October 23, CCPA’s Executive Director, Bruce Campbell appeared on the Business News Network (BNN) to discuss the findings of his new report The Lac-Mégantic Disaster: Where Does the Buck...
October 23, 2013 | National Office
A new study, by CCPA Executive Director Bruce Campbell, examines the root causes of the Lac-Mégantic tragedy, Canada's deadliest rail disaster in almost 150 years. According to the study, the...
October 21, 2013 | National Office
A new CCPA study finds that the traditional financial banking sector is not meeting the needs of all Canadians. According to the study there are many Canadians in large regions of the country not...
October 9, 2013 | National Office
Next Up, a leadership program for young social and environmental advocates co-hosted by CCPA, is holding a fundraiser in Ottawa on Thursday, October 10 at 6pm at 3-340 Metcalfe Street. 
October 2, 2013 | National Office
It's been five years since big Wall Street investment banks threw the global economy into a tailspin. On Wednesday’s episode of The Agenda, CCPA’s Senior Economist Armine Yalnizyan, Don Drummond, and...
September 27, 2013 | National Office