Updates from the CCPA

A company called Career Builder last week released a list of the top ten "hot jobs" in Toronto, Ontario's largest job market. As CCPA Economist Armine Yalnizyan writes in the Globe's Economy Lab,...
October 7, 2013 | Ontario Office
This Vancouver Sun article summarizes the issue of the controversial Nanos Research poll which claimed to find that a majority of Canadians supported Bill C-377. It was found that Nanos did not...
October 4, 2013 |
Next Up, a leadership program for young social and environmental advocates co-hosted by CCPA, is holding a fundraiser in Ottawa on Thursday, October 10 at 6pm at 3-340 Metcalfe Street. 
October 2, 2013 | National Office
It's been five years since big Wall Street investment banks threw the global economy into a tailspin. On Wednesday’s episode of The Agenda, CCPA’s Senior Economist Armine Yalnizyan, Don Drummond, and...
September 27, 2013 | National Office
World-renowned author and environmentalist Lester R Brown will speak in Vancouver at a fundraiser for our BC Office's Climate Justice Project. More information and secure online ticket sales:...
September 25, 2013 | BC Office
The news that Blackberry could soon be bought up by Fairfax is an interesting twist in the Canadian tech darling's ongoing saga, and a faint light at the end of the tunnel for Ontario's economy, and...
September 25, 2013 | Ontario Office
Radio Canada International recently interviewed Erika Shaker, Director of CCPA's Education Project, about her recent report, Degrees of Uncertainty: Navigating the changing terrain of university...
September 20, 2013 |
In August 2013, the Province of Manitoba introduced changes to its RentAid Program.  Is it enough?
September 19, 2013 | Manitoba Office
CCPA Senior Economist Armine Yalnizyan has written a new blog post on why five years after the global economic crisis, inequality has become an inescapable political and economic issue, in Canada as...
September 19, 2013 |
The launch of Unifor Canada, after the merger of CAW and CEP, has created much commentary and provides us with new resources.  Thanks to Jim Stanford for providing these links: New Unifor website...
September 13, 2013 |
Andrew Jackson recently wrote this piece on right-to-work laws for the Globe and Mail. There are three especially useful links in the article: one to the Fraser Institute Report that advocates for...
September 13, 2013 |
Are you concerned about climate change? Researchers with Simon Fraser University and the CCPA are looking for people to participate in a study called “Alternative Media and Climate Change.”...
September 12, 2013 | BC Office
A new report from the CCPA’s Education Project tracks the affordability of university education across Canadian provinces. The study looks at trends in tuition and compulsory fees in Canada since...
September 11, 2013 | National Office
This ILO publication by Marc Lavoie and Englebert Stockhammer discusses the role of wages as both a cost of production and the motor of demand. The authors argue that "the polarization of income...
September 10, 2013 |
We are proud to introduce CCPA’s exciting new initiative: Making Women Count—research that makes a difference in the lives of women in Canada. Headed by CCPA Research Associate, Kate McInturff, this...
September 9, 2013 | National Office