Updates from the CCPA

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
  Beaverlodge Lake, a 57 square kilometer water body, and three other watersheds in northern Saskatchewan are seriously contaminated with uranium and selenium. Most of the contamination dates back to...
July 12, 2013 | Saskatchewan Office
As reported by NUPGE, the OPSEU produced Road Talk, a video blog that shows the effects of Right To Work legislation in those American states that have it, a well as how it has decimated unions in...
July 12, 2013 |
The Canadian Auto Workers just released a comprehensive history of union security in Canada called Where did our RIGHTS come from? The Rand Formula and the struggle for union security. It highlights...
July 11, 2013 |
A study released today, authored by CCPA research associate Kate McInturff, says that progress on ending violence against women in Canada is stalled by the absence of a coherent national policy and...
July 11, 2013 | National Office
Recently we asked you for some feedback. We posted a survey with one question (well, actually multiple questions disguised as one): Please share your thoughts about where the CCPA should go from here...
July 3, 2013 | BC Office
We are excited to announce the launch of the CCPA’s newly redesigned website! Aside from a spiffy new look, we hope you’ll find the site easier to navigate, and more fully integrated with our blogs...
July 3, 2013 | National Office
Is the Wall government playing a shell game with provincial employment numbers? The government regularly issues press releases - repeated by the media - claiming record job creation. However, how...
June 26, 2013 | Saskatchewan Office
A round-up of the latest updates and analysis of Bill C-377: Two Saskatechewan academics have argued that a 2011 Nanos Research poll (commissioned by Labour Watch) does not accurately reflect the...
June 24, 2013 |
Woven Words for Indigenous Education, the latest publication from CCPA's Education Project, brings together the reflections and perspectives of practising professionals in the field of Indigenous...
June 21, 2013 | National Office
A new study, released by the CCPA and Save the Children Canada, finds that 40% of Indigenous children in Canada are living in poverty. The report, authored by CCPA Senior Economist David Macdonald...
June 20, 2013 | National Office
The DVD of our documentary on seniors care, The Remaining Light, includes optional subtitles in Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Punjabi, Vietnamese and Spanish. Find out more...  
June 18, 2013 |
Pressure is mounting on the province to fix the way it funds education in Ontario. Chronic underfunding of the school system has led to a renewed call from Toronto District School Board Trustee Chris...
June 17, 2013 | Ontario Office
What can the Saskatchewan office do for you? Take a look at our new CCPA-Saskatchewan Prospectus to see all the ways the Saskatchewan Office impacts public debate in our province. Whether it's...
June 14, 2013 | Saskatchewan Office
Want to know more about how changes to Employment Insurance (EI) is affecting Ontarians? Join us for a special EI teach in at Ryerson University in downtown Toronto on June 20, 2013. This free public...
June 14, 2013 | Ontario Office