Updates from the CCPA

We are excited to announce the launch of the CCPA’s newly redesigned website! Aside from a spiffy new look, we hope you’ll find the site easier to navigate, and more fully integrated with our blogs...
July 3, 2013 | National Office
Is the Wall government playing a shell game with provincial employment numbers? The government regularly issues press releases - repeated by the media - claiming record job creation. However, how...
June 26, 2013 | Saskatchewan Office
A round-up of the latest updates and analysis of Bill C-377: Two Saskatechewan academics have argued that a 2011 Nanos Research poll (commissioned by Labour Watch) does not accurately reflect the...
June 24, 2013 |
Woven Words for Indigenous Education, the latest publication from CCPA's Education Project, brings together the reflections and perspectives of practising professionals in the field of Indigenous...
June 21, 2013 | National Office
A new study, released by the CCPA and Save the Children Canada, finds that 40% of Indigenous children in Canada are living in poverty. The report, authored by CCPA Senior Economist David Macdonald...
June 20, 2013 | National Office
The DVD of our documentary on seniors care, The Remaining Light, includes optional subtitles in Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Punjabi, Vietnamese and Spanish. Find out more...  
June 18, 2013 |
Pressure is mounting on the province to fix the way it funds education in Ontario. Chronic underfunding of the school system has led to a renewed call from Toronto District School Board Trustee Chris...
June 17, 2013 | Ontario Office
What can the Saskatchewan office do for you? Take a look at our new CCPA-Saskatchewan Prospectus to see all the ways the Saskatchewan Office impacts public debate in our province. Whether it's...
June 14, 2013 | Saskatchewan Office
Want to know more about how changes to Employment Insurance (EI) is affecting Ontarians? Join us for a special EI teach in at Ryerson University in downtown Toronto on June 20, 2013. This free public...
June 14, 2013 | Ontario Office
The largest industrial water users in BC pay little to nothing for the water they use, and in most cases are not even required to track or report what they use. The provincial government recognized...
June 11, 2013 | BC Office
Here's a nice video of Jim Stanford's presentation to the Alberta Federation of Labour. On Guard for the Economy reminds us all of basic economic lessons that tend to get overlooked, including the...
June 11, 2013 |
Once the victim of hasty prairie settlement, the PFRA Community Pastures became grassland jewels through belated foresight and science-based planning. The termination of this world-class program was...
June 7, 2013 | Saskatchewan Office
Private Member Bill C-525 is now available. Jim Stanford has reviewed it and finds that it does more than eliminate card check in the federal sector. It also changes how votes would occur. Jim notes...
June 6, 2013 |
Here's a speech to the Economic Club of Canada by Terrance Oakey, the president of Merrit Canada, calling for restrictions on unionized shops and unions in general. He uses the term 'opportunity to...
June 6, 2013 |
Here's a link to the Conservative Party's PDF document pertaining to the convention coming up in Calgary later in June, 2013. Of particular interest: Page 14: disclosure of how union dues are spent...
June 6, 2013 |