Ontario Office Updates

In Toronto's NOW magazine, CCPA-Ontario Senior Economist Sheila Block explains why Toronto needs to prepare for a housing market correction.
July 5, 2016 | Ontario Office
In an op-ed for the Toronto Star, CCPA-Ontario Director Trish Hennessy and Ontario Living Wage Network Coordinator Tom Cooper take a look at the growing living wage movement in Ontario and beyond. 
June 13, 2016 | Ontario Office
A living wage has been calculated for London, Ontario, and in order to provide food, clothing, housing, transportation, child care, and other basic living expenses for their family of four, a pair of...
May 17, 2016 | Ontario Office
In Toronto's NOW Magazine, CCPA-Ontario senior economist Sheila Block covered key elements of the 2016 Federal Budget. Read it here.
March 24, 2016 | Ontario Office
In the Toronto Star, CCPA Executive Director Peter Bleyer and CCPA-Ontario Director Trish Hennessy wrote an op-ed on the federal budget's step forward. Read it here.
March 24, 2016 | Ontario Office
CCPA-ON Senior Economist Sheila Block spoke at a news conference organized by social justice groups, calling on Toronto City Council to implement new revenue tools for reducing poverty in the city....
January 7, 2016 | Ontario Office
TVO did a breakdown of living wages across Ontario using information from CCPA-Ontario, and compared the findings to the current Ontario minimum wage of $11.25 per hour. In most cases, the minimum...
November 17, 2015 | Ontario Office
Last week was Living Wage Week in Ontario, and here's the roundup of CCPA-Ontario posts: Trish Hennessy's blog post: Ontario’s newest trend: living wage employers Tom Cooper's blog post: Living wage...
November 9, 2015 | Ontario Office
$16.18 -- that's how much two parents with two children each need to earn an hour in order to earn a living wage in Sudbury. Our CCPA-Ontario experts were happy to team up with the Ontario Living...
October 14, 2015 | Ontario Office
CCPA Research Associate Mary Cornish has been at the forefront of welcome developments that include the Ontario government's commitment to hold consultations in 12 cities on how to close the pay gap...
October 14, 2015 | Ontario Office
CCPA-Ontario Director Trish Hennessy joined the Walrus Talks in Saskatoon to talk turkey about resilience and the living wage. Watch the seven-minute video of her talk here.
October 14, 2015 | Ontario Office
In her #jobsFriday update, CCPA-Ontario economist Kaylie Tiessen looks at which Ontario cities are undergoing a job recovery and which ones are still in a holding pattern. Where does your city stand?
September 9, 2015 | Ontario Office
The City of Hamilton is thinking about its future, and in this Hamilton Spectator story, CCPA-Ontario Director Trish Hennessy shares her thoughts on the city's challenges and opportunities for the...
September 9, 2015 | Ontario Office
Two recent and widely quoted studies strongly suggest that no major policy changes are needed to better ensure Canadians have adequate retirement income in future. But are they right? Not according...
July 14, 2015 | Ontario 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