National Office Updates

Income inequality in Canada is on the rise—especially in the country's largest cities. CCPA analysis of new data finds the richest 1% of Canadians make almost $180,000 more today than they did in...
January 28, 2013 | National Office
When it comes to managing oil wealth, Canada has something to learn form our European neighbours. In a new report, CCPA’s Executive Director Bruce Campbell compares the Canada and Alberta experience...
January 17, 2013 | National Office
CBC recently interviewed CCPA senior researcher Scott Sinclair about his report, Globalization, Trade Treaties and the Future of the Atlantic Canadian Fisheries. The report raises concerns about the...
January 10, 2013 | National Office
For Canada’s 100 highest paid CEOs, the rewards start clocking in very early into the New Year.  By 1:18pm on January 2, the first official working day of the year, Canada’s top 100 CEOs will have...
January 3, 2013 | National Office
The CCPA’s Scott Sinclair and Teresa Healy from the Canadian Labour Congress recently presented on the implications of the proposed Canada - European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement...
November 13, 2012 | National Office
The Fall 2012 issue of Our Schools/Our Selves is about the links between education and activism, but it focuses extensively on issues raised before, during and since the Québec student strike. The...
October 16, 2012 | National Office
Unions in a Democratic Society: A Response to the Consultation Paper on the Renewal of Labour Legislation in Saskatchewan, a new CCPA report by Christopher Schenk, critically reviews the contemplated...
September 24, 2012 | National Office, Saskatchewan Office
A new report from the CCPA’s Education Project tracks the affordability of university education across Canadian provinces. The study looks at trends in tuition and compulsory fees in Canada since...
September 11, 2012 | National Office, Ontario Office
The age and educational attainment of the US workforce have increased significantly since 1979.  Since older and better educated workers generally have higher pay and better benefits, one might...
August 3, 2012 | National Office
In an article entitled "Crime and the Decline of Unions," economics professors Robert Baumann and Bryan Engelhardt of the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts estimate the elasticity...
August 3, 2012 | National Office
The final report of the proposal committee for a new union combining the CAW and CEP contains many intriguing ideas, not least being the 5 regional councils, funded by a separate per capita levy,...
August 3, 2012 | National Office
Quebec's striking students have raised arguments and concerns that get to the root of the debate about the kind of society we want to build—or the kind of society we areallowing to be dismantled in...
August 2, 2012 | National Office
The week of July 1st, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives' National Office will be moving to Under One Roof Properties at 251 Bank Street, Suite 500, Ottawa ON, K2P 1X3. Please note that our...
July 3, 2012 | National Office
In an opinion piece published in The Tyee and iPolitics, CCPA’s senior trade researcher Scott Sinclair analyzes the extraordinary concessions made by the Canadian government to gain entry to the...
June 27, 2012 | National Office
A new report released by CCPA says that Canada is not immune to the banking problems we see abroad, and cautions that like all banks worldwide, Canadian banks are structurally vulnerable to...
June 20, 2012 | National Office