Ontario Office Updates

We hope you can join us November 10th in Toronto for (In)Equality Matters: Social Justice and the Economy. Incensed by skyrocketing corporate profits and plummeting average incomes? Think wealthy...
October 28, 2011 | National Office, Ontario Office
We hope you can join us in Ottawa on Thursday, October 20 for a CCPA-sponsored book launch and panel discussion at the Parliament Pub, 101 Sparks Street Ottawa.  Register for this free event at:...
October 13, 2011 | National Office, Ontario Office
CCPA senior economist Armine Yalnizyan, was presented with the Ontario Public Health Association’s Award of Excellence on October 5, 2011 at their annual meetings. She accepted this honour on behalf...
October 6, 2011 | National Office, Ontario Office
The CCPA is proud to present Stephen Lewis and Michele Landsberg—two of Canada’s leading thinkers and recipients of the Order of Canada—as this year's featured guests for the David Lewis Lecture in...
October 5, 2011 | National Office, Ontario Office
CCPA Research Associate Jim Stanford was on CBC's Power & Politics weighing in on Ontario's economy and the province's three main party platforms heading into the October 6 election. Listen in...
September 28, 2011 | Ontario Office
The leaders of the Liberal, Conservative and New Democratic parties debated live on TV last night. While the pundits wrestle over who won or who lost, the CCPA's Hugh Mackenzie provides a reality...
September 28, 2011 | Ontario Office
An op-ed by CCPA-Ontario Research Associate Jim Stanford was featured in today's Ottawa Citizen. The piece was based on Jim's report, Charts For Dummies, a detailed statistical review of the 13...
September 22, 2011 | Ontario Office
CCPA's Ontario office has released a detailed statistical review of the 13 statistical graphs contained in the Conservative changebook platform document which finds that not one of them conforms to...
September 13, 2011 | Ontario Office
A new CCPA study finds that over the past two decades, Ontario's system of financing higher education has become more regressive, exploiting already over-stretched families who want to help their...
August 30, 2011 | Ontario Office
As Ontario leans into a provincial election year and inches toward a pre-election budget, CCPA Research Associate Hugh Mackenzie shows how politically misguided it would be to bend to pressure to...
January 31, 2011 | Ontario Office
Join us December 10th in Toronto for an evening with Richard Wilkinson, author of The Spirit Level: Why Equality is Better for Everyone. The CCPA is pleased to co-sponsor this event. Please see...
October 13, 2010 | National Office, Ontario Office
A new report by Toronto Community Foundation shows the gap between low and high income neighbourhoods in Toronto is growing while the middle class is shrinking. In 1970, 66 per cent of neighbourhoods...
October 6, 2010 | Ontario Office
New analysis by CCPA Research Associate Sheila Block shows Ontarians from racialized backgrounds are far more likely to live in poverty, face barriers to finding a job, and receive less pay for work...
June 2, 2010 | Ontario Office
The Ontario government tabled its budget today, putting deficit reduction ahead of jobs. The budget also penalizes social assistance recipients and threatens to burden postsecondary students with...
March 25, 2010 | Ontario Office
The CCPA Ontario office released its prescription for this year's provincial budget, calling on the Ontario government to make job creation -- not deficit reduction -- a top priority. It shows how...
March 21, 2010 | Ontario Office