Updates from the CCPA

Path to Prosperity? examines the assumptions behind the BC government’s projection of a $100 billion "Prosperity Fund" from LNG exports, and finds that the returns promised to the public are not...
April 29, 2014 | BC Office
2014 is an election year in Winnipeg and this Alternative Municipal Budget is meant to stimulate discussion around some of the important concerns facing our city.  By reframing issues, raising...
April 29, 2014 | Manitoba Office
The living wage for Metro Vancouver for 2014 is $20.10. Find out more about the living wage, along with tools for calculating the living wage for your own community: Working for a Living Wage 2014
April 29, 2014 | BC Office
The Canadian Foundation for Labour Rights has just released a new book titled Unions Matter, Advancing Democracy, Economic Equality and Social Justice, edited by Matthew Behrens. This book offers a...
April 25, 2014 |
CCPA recently released a series of three publications documenting the critical role unions have played in reducing inequality and enhancing democracy in Canada. These publications also examine the...
April 24, 2014 | National Office
Where is the best and worst place in Canada to be a woman? According to our latest study, Québec City is the best place to be a woman and Edmonton the worst. The study, by Senior Researcher Kate...
April 22, 2014 | National Office
The Saskatchewan Office was honoured to receive a 2014 Community Connections Award in recognition of research excellence for our A Living Wage in Regina Project from the Community Research Unit at...
April 17, 2014 | Saskatchewan Office
  April 16, 2014 marks Equal Pay Day in Ontario. It falls on this day because a woman, on average, would have to work all last year, plus all working days up until April 16 of the current year just...
April 16, 2014 | Ontario Office
CCPA's latest research innovation is an interactive map that shows you how paying for full-time undergraduate university has changed since 1975, across provinces, and across faculties. It helps you...
April 14, 2014 | National Office
The Spring 2014 issue Our Schools/Our Selves is an opportunity to look at education perhaps more broadly than we normally do — at who is often left out of the education debates even though it impacts...
April 10, 2014 | National Office
The authors of "A Living Wage for Regina" discuss the Living Wage with the Social Policy Research Unit at the University of Regina. View the discussion here: http://youtube.com/watch?v=5lvP8FcKDP8
April 10, 2014 | Saskatchewan Office
Thanks to all of you who came out last night for dinner at Bushwakker's. It was a great success! The winning 50/50 ticket number is 1492662. If you have this ticket please contact the Saskatchewan...
April 9, 2014 | Saskatchewan Office
As a provincial election looms on the horizon, all parties will try to persuade voters that they are the most trustworthy fiscal managers. What should Ontarians be looking out for as they decide...
March 26, 2014 | Ontario Office
The following is a description of this European Trade Union Institute report off the website: "The Benchmarking Working Europe report comprises a critical, fact-based diagnosis of the first five...
March 26, 2014 |
With the Greater Toronto Area and Hamilton's public transit expansion needs taking centre stage in the lead up to a highly anticipated Ontario election, what's the best mix of revenue tools? CCPA...
March 24, 2014 | Ontario Office