Updates from the CCPA

September 16-22 is Reconciliation Week in Vancouver, wrapping up with the Walk for Reconciliation on Sunday the 22nd. BC Director Seth Klein and other CCPA staff will be joining the walk, and we'd...
September 5, 2013 | BC Office
CLC economist Sylvain Schetange and Grant Belchamber, economist with the Australian Council of Trade Unions have authored a new report called "What Counts as a Job?" The authors argue that the “...
September 3, 2013 |
This new issue of Just Labour includes three articles on youth and labour and Andrew Jackson's paper "Up Against the Wall: the Political Economy of the New Attack on the Canadian Labour Movement"....
September 3, 2013 |
After a summer hiatus, our monthly Hennessy's Index has returned just in time for Labour Day weekend! The focus of the September edition is (appropriately) on unions. Read the latest index, here....
August 30, 2013 | National Office
The unified voice of the six unions was able to get the administration to listen to the concerns of the Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) Local 3007...read more.
August 28, 2013 | Manitoba Office
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