Updates from the CCPA

In Maclean's magazine, CCPA-Ontario senior economist Sheila Block writes about what happened when Ontario decided to raise taxes on the richest 1%.
February 13, 2017 | Ontario Office
For Chatelaine, CCPA-Ontario senior economist Sheila Block explains the potential economic impact of a women's strike.
February 13, 2017 | Ontario Office
In a response to the Ontario Ministry of Education's consultations on child care and early years strategy, CCPA-Ontario Director Trish Hennessy says that child care should be universally affordable...
February 13, 2017 | Ontario Office
What happens when National attention to given to an emergency refugee issue?  New Report
January 31, 2017 | Manitoba Office
Our latest study shows a dramatic rise in Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuel extraction. In 2015 (the most recent year there was data available) Canada’s extraction activities yielded...
January 25, 2017 | National Office, BC Office
BC is Canada’s only province without a poverty reduction plan. Long Overdue: Why BC needs a poverty reduction plan examines the most recent statistics on poverty and its associated hardships in BC,...
January 12, 2017 | BC Office
In the latest issue of the Monitor, Scott Sinclair discusses why fears of trade frictions should probably be the least of Canadians’ concerns with an incoming U.S. administration intent on gutting...
January 11, 2017 |
We’ve decided to change things up a bit. In 2017 our annual fundraising gala will take place in the fall rather than its usual time in the spring. Stay tuned for details or bookmark:...
December 13, 2016 | BC Office
Toronto city council releases its budget today, and CCPA-Ontario has been on the case for years. Here are some of our office's recommendations: In January 2015, senior economist Sheila Block explored...
December 5, 2016 | Ontario Office
We issued the following news release today - reacting to the disappointing news that the federal cabinet has approved the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion. Stay tuned for further analysis. (Vancouver...
November 29, 2016 | National Office, BC Office
Report proves that proper supports for newcomers is transformative.  Read The IRCOM Model:  Housing and Wrap around Supports for Newcomers in Winnipeg.
November 22, 2016 | Manitoba Office
Did you know BC is losing jobs in every region outside the Lower Mainland and Greater Victoria? Yet our provincial government never misses an opportunity to boast about BC’s strong economy – and the...
November 21, 2016 | BC Office
In February 2016, Canada was one of twelve countries to sign a controversial trade and investment deal called the Trans-Pacific Partnership. But the debate over whether it should be ratified rages on...
October 28, 2016 | National Office
This year we held our third annual Atlantic Student Essay Contest for students writing on any subject matter related to public policy in Atlantic Canada. Papers needed to take a critical approach and...
October 27, 2016 | Nova Scotia Office
Airbnb is back in the news in Toronto, and so is the CCPA-Ontario report on the issue: The City of Toronto released a report on regulating short-term rentals in the city, using information from our...
October 20, 2016 | Ontario Office