Updates from the CCPA

Winnipeg celebrates CCPA-MB's 10th annual report on the issues most relevant to inner city neighbourhoods.  This year was a retrospective on the last ten years by Shauna MacKinnon and it also...
December 17, 2014 | Manitoba Office
This CLC report explains the various levels of jurisdictional legislation governing labour mobility in Canada and finds that our "labour bomility regime has been more successful within Canada than...
December 16, 2014 |
British Columbia is the only province in Canada that does not have a human rights commission. That makes us the weakest province when it comes to fostering human rights awareness and preventing...
December 9, 2014 | BC Office
While Winnipeg is home to Canada's largest Aboriginal population, those same people are most likely to experience homelessness and are also over-represented in housing that is unaffordable,...
December 9, 2014 | Manitoba Office
When it comes to growing income inequality and a squeezed middle class, it's often said that Canada has it better than the US. That doesn't mean we aren't faced by troubling trends here. Whose job is...
December 4, 2014 | National Office
A Profitable Brew: A Financial Analysis of the SLGA and Its Potential Privatization by David Campanella challenges a number of the government’s economic assumptions in regards to the proposed...
December 3, 2014 | Saskatchewan Office
On November 27, the CCPA celebrated the life and career of Mike McBane, the first recipient of our new annual Social Justice Award. At a gathering in Ottawa, Mike was toasted by friends and...
December 2, 2014 | National Office
In Canada between the 50's and the 90's the federal government committed to long-term housing agreements.  Today those agreements are ending.  See full report.
November 21, 2014 | Manitoba Office
CCPA’s popular book on young workers, unions, and challenging neoliberalism is now available as a digital download for Amazon Kindle and iBooks! From Demonized to Organized: Building the New Union...
November 6, 2014 | National Office
The CCPA–BC is now accepting nominations for our annual Power of Youth Leadership Awards, which recognize and celebrate young progressive leaders in BC. Are you, or do you know, a young leader...
November 5, 2014 | BC Office
A new study from the CCPA's BC Office examines often-ignored questions of climate justice: given Canada’s historical and ongoing contribution to global warming, what is our collective obligation to...
November 5, 2014 | BC Office
A new CCPA study, Narrowing the Gap: The difference public sector wages make, compares the wages of full-time public and private sector workers and finds significant gaps in the wages of women,...
October 28, 2014 | National Office
A wealth of evidence—both global and local—confirms the value of literacy, and the importance of programs that promote literacy. This is especially the case for low-income individuals and communities...
October 16, 2014 | Manitoba Office
This public lecture was presented by University of Regina faculty members Sean Tucker and Andrew Stevens. They explain the generation of public and political support for C-377 by examining the...
October 15, 2014 |
How is the Mike Brown shooting relevant to Canadian contemporary politics? Why have race and racism become the central issue of the Toronto mayoral race?  The Dirty War, a new book in the Our Schools...
October 15, 2014 | National Office