National Office Updates

Later this month, CCPA's Education Project will be launching a new book, From Demonized to Organized: Building the New Union Movement, by Nora Loreto. The book seeks to explain unionization to a...
September 6, 2013 | National Office
After a summer hiatus, our monthly Hennessy's Index has returned just in time for Labour Day weekend! The focus of the September edition is (appropriately) on unions. Read the latest index, here....
August 30, 2013 | 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 6, 2013 | National Office, BC Office
From teaching dance to elementary school students, to using poetry about conflict in the Middle East to facilitate a classroom discussion about difference and acceptance, the arts provide students...
July 18, 2013 | National Office
A study released today, authored by CCPA research associate Kate McInturff, says that progress on ending violence against women in Canada is stalled by the absence of a coherent national policy and...
July 11, 2013 | National Office
We are excited to announce the launch of the CCPA’s newly redesigned website! Aside from a spiffy new look, we hope you’ll find the site easier to navigate, and more fully integrated with our blogs...
July 3, 2013 | National Office
Woven Words for Indigenous Education, the latest publication from CCPA's Education Project, brings together the reflections and perspectives of practising professionals in the field of Indigenous...
June 21, 2013 | National Office
A new study, released by the CCPA and Save the Children Canada, finds that 40% of Indigenous children in Canada are living in poverty. The report, authored by CCPA Senior Economist David Macdonald...
June 20, 2013 | National Office
Over the past few years, a number of media reports and popular articles have reported at length on the idea of generational tensions—focusing largely on what divides generations, not on what unites...
June 3, 2013 | National Office
On April 25th, the CCPA hosted a forum on the changing nature of federal budgets, featuring former Parliamentary Budget Officer Kevin Page. As the keynote speaker, Mr. Page delivered a captivating...
May 14, 2013 | National Office
Thursday evening at the Canadian War Museum, in a debate presented by the Macdonald-Laurier Institute and moderated by historian Jack Granatstein, CCPA Senior Economist Armine Yalnizyan and economist...
May 12, 2013 | National Office
CCPA Senior Economist Armine Yalnizyan was among the witnesses who testified to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance as part of the committee’s ongoing study of income inequality....
May 6, 2013 | National Office
The coming weeks will see women and men graduating in nearly equal numbers from schools across Canada. By the time those women and men reach their 30s, they will see the gap between their incomes and...
April 24, 2013 | National Office
Join us in Ottawa Thursday, April 25 for a forum on the changing nature of federal budgets featuring former Parliamentary Budget Officer Kevin Page. The Budget in Focus: A forum on the changing...
April 15, 2013 | National Office
In recent years, Canada has seen an explosion of low-skilled temporary foreign workers. Though outsourcing is not new, the practice is under renewed scrutiny—especially given the recent alleged in-...
April 9, 2013 | National Office