Updates from the CCPA

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
Leading environmental organizations, unions and other organizations, including the CCPA, released an open letter today, calling on all BC political parties to recommit to 2007 legislation on...
February 6, 2013 | BC Office
It's an apples to oranges comparison, of course, but the Fraser Institute's attempt to frame Ontario as the next Greece because of debt level is flawed for other reasons too. CCPA Director Trish...
January 31, 2013 | Ontario Office
Trish Hennessy suggests in this blog that moving from austerity to finding income inequality solutions in this province could be the ideal way to address growing social unrest while helping to grow...
January 30, 2013 | Ontario Office
BC has the lowest taxes in Canada, and it's not a good thing. We don't have the money we need for important public services, and at the same time, we haven't seen any economic benefit from a decade...
January 29, 2013 | BC 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
The CCPA-Ontario office hosted a full-day session at Ryerson University in Toronto on January 9, 2013. The session focused on countering the austerity agenda in this province and beginning the...
January 24, 2013 | Ontario 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
CCPA-NS has released a study that makes projections for federal public sector job losses in Atlantic Canada and discusses the breadth and depth of their impact in the region.  The report, titled “...
January 14, 2013 | Nova Scotia Office
We're pleased to announce that author and filmmaker Joel Bakan will be the featured speaker at our Annual Gala. Joel is the author of the widely-acclaimed book The Corporation: The Pathological...
January 10, 2013 | BC 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
"Mapping Corporate Power in Saskatchewan" traces the ties between the major corporate contributors to both the Saskatchewan Party and the New Democratic Party, and their links to other corporate...
December 17, 2012 | Saskatchewan Office
On January 9th, the CCPA's Ontario Office will be hosting an update on the province’s economy and a strategy session focusing on how to move toward a post-austerity vision. Ontario 2013: Toward a...
December 12, 2012 | Ontario Office
Popular wisdom seems to be that you can't talk about raising taxes: people just won't stand for it. But today we released poll results that suggest something a little different. The majority of...
November 29, 2012 | BC Office