National Office Updates

More than ever, Canada needs a budget that allows us to take back our fu­ture and to restore a sense of the public good — a sense that we can do bet­ter togetherrather than continuing on the dead-end...
March 6, 2013 | National Office
A new study published by the CCPA and the Polaris Institute shows how the failure to carefully regulate the bitumen industry is putting Canada on a dangerous economic and environmental trajectory....
February 21, 2013 | National Office
According to a new study by CCPA economists Marc Lee and Iglika Ivanova, Canada’s tax system is in dire need of reform. Fairness by Design: A Framework for Tax Reform in Canada finds that ad-hoc tax...
February 13, 2013 | National Office
Federal budgets have always been very removed from everyday life. But it doesn't have to be that way. They can be participatory and ask regular Canadians howthey want their tax dollars spent, instead...
February 12, 2013 | National Office
With mass mobilizations like Idle No More re-imagining how we work together for progressive, just and caring communities, standing up against bullying and calling out and naming oppressors is taking...
February 12, 2013 | National Office
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