Updates from the CCPA

Doctors are demonstrating their ethical duty to patients by working towards a society in which everyone has an opportunity to lead a healthy life. Last winter, the Canadian Medical Association (CMA)...
August 16, 2013 | Manitoba Office
Join CCPA's Nova Scotia Office for a very special fall fundraiser. This year's event features Cape Breton's George MacKenzie performing as Karl Marx (returning to defend his life and his work) in the...
August 8, 2013 | Nova Scotia Office
Affordability of housing has been an important issue in Winnipeg for the last decade or so, with vacancy rates well below three percent and rents rising every year. In recent years, however, there...
August 7, 2013 | Manitoba Office
On Thursday September 26th, the Saskatchewan Office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives will be presenting a night with former Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO) Kevin Page at the...
August 6, 2013 | Saskatchewan 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
This report from the Broadbent Institute looks at employment standards, the enforcement deficit, and vulnerable workers in Canada. It was written by Daniel Tucker-Simmons, a law student from...
July 30, 2013 |
Jim Standord has posted a blog on the Progressive Economic Forum about Canada's dismal performance regarding job creation.  This blog complements the OECD's recently released Employment Outlook...
July 26, 2013 |
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...
July 19, 2013 | Saskatchewan 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
The Ontario government has named a six-person panel to study a possible increase to the province's minimum wage, which has been frozen at $10.25 an hour since 2010. Read the news story about the...
July 17, 2013 | Ontario Office
  Beaverlodge Lake, a 57 square kilometer water body, and three other watersheds in northern Saskatchewan are seriously contaminated with uranium and selenium. Most of the contamination dates back to...
July 12, 2013 | Saskatchewan Office
As reported by NUPGE, the OPSEU produced Road Talk, a video blog that shows the effects of Right To Work legislation in those American states that have it, a well as how it has decimated unions in...
July 12, 2013 |
The Canadian Auto Workers just released a comprehensive history of union security in Canada called Where did our RIGHTS come from? The Rand Formula and the struggle for union security. It highlights...
July 11, 2013 |
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
Recently we asked you for some feedback. We posted a survey with one question (well, actually multiple questions disguised as one): Please share your thoughts about where the CCPA should go from here...
July 3, 2013 | BC Office