Updates from the CCPA

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
Later this month, CCPA's Education Project will be launching a new book, From Demonized to Organized: Building the New Union Movement, by Nora Loreto. The book seeks to explain unionization to a...
September 6, 2013 | National Office
September 16-22 is Reconciliation Week in Vancouver, wrapping up with the Walk for Reconciliation on Sunday the 22nd. BC Director Seth Klein and other CCPA staff will be joining the walk, and we'd...
September 5, 2013 | BC Office
CLC economist Sylvain Schetange and Grant Belchamber, economist with the Australian Council of Trade Unions have authored a new report called "What Counts as a Job?" The authors argue that the “...
September 3, 2013 |
This new issue of Just Labour includes three articles on youth and labour and Andrew Jackson's paper "Up Against the Wall: the Political Economy of the New Attack on the Canadian Labour Movement"....
September 3, 2013 |
After a summer hiatus, our monthly Hennessy's Index has returned just in time for Labour Day weekend! The focus of the September edition is (appropriately) on unions. Read the latest index, here....
August 30, 2013 | National Office
The unified voice of the six unions was able to get the administration to listen to the concerns of the Canadian Auto Workers (CAW) Local 3007...read more.
August 28, 2013 | Manitoba Office
Doctors are demonstrating their ethical duty to patients by working towards a society in which everyone has an opportunity to lead a healthy life. Last winter, the Canadian Medical Association (CMA)...
August 16, 2013 | Manitoba Office
Join CCPA's Nova Scotia Office for a very special fall fundraiser. This year's event features Cape Breton's George MacKenzie performing as Karl Marx (returning to defend his life and his work) in the...
August 8, 2013 | Nova Scotia Office
Affordability of housing has been an important issue in Winnipeg for the last decade or so, with vacancy rates well below three percent and rents rising every year. In recent years, however, there...
August 7, 2013 | Manitoba Office
On Thursday September 26th, the Saskatchewan Office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives will be presenting a night with former Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO) Kevin Page at the...
August 6, 2013 | Saskatchewan Office