Updates from the CCPA

When it comes to managing oil wealth, Canada has something to learn form our European neighbours. In a new report, CCPA’s Executive Director Bruce Campbell compares the Canada and Alberta experience...
January 17, 2013 | National Office
CCPA-NS has released a study that makes projections for federal public sector job losses in Atlantic Canada and discusses the breadth and depth of their impact in the region.  The report, titled “...
January 14, 2013 | Nova Scotia Office
CBC recently interviewed CCPA senior researcher Scott Sinclair about his report, Globalization, Trade Treaties and the Future of the Atlantic Canadian Fisheries. The report raises concerns about the...
January 10, 2013 | National Office
For Canada’s 100 highest paid CEOs, the rewards start clocking in very early into the New Year.  By 1:18pm on January 2, the first official working day of the year, Canada’s top 100 CEOs will have...
January 3, 2013 | National Office
"Mapping Corporate Power in Saskatchewan" traces the ties between the major corporate contributors to both the Saskatchewan Party and the New Democratic Party, and their links to other corporate...
December 17, 2012 | Saskatchewan Office
On January 9th, the CCPA's Ontario Office will be hosting an update on the province’s economy and a strategy session focusing on how to move toward a post-austerity vision. Ontario 2013: Toward a...
December 12, 2012 | Ontario Office
Popular wisdom seems to be that you can't talk about raising taxes: people just won't stand for it. But today we released poll results that suggest something a little different. The majority of...
November 29, 2012 | BC Office
It's easy to think of BC's water and hydro resources as limitless, especially in the rainy Lower Mainland. But our latest study examines the serious challenges facing these resources, particularly...
November 15, 2012 | BC Office
The CCPA’s Scott Sinclair and Teresa Healy from the Canadian Labour Congress recently presented on the implications of the proposed Canada - European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement...
November 13, 2012 | National Office
In Alberta and British Columbia, liquor retail privatization has meant higher liquor prices but lower government revenue. Moreover, the increased availability of alcohol brought on by privatization...
November 6, 2012 | Saskatchewan Office
As the federal government continues to move forward with the Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (“CETA”) our research finds that the benefits are being oversold while the costs and consequences...
November 1, 2012 | Nova Scotia Office
The Fall 2012 issue of Our Schools/Our Selves is about the links between education and activism, but it focuses extensively on issues raised before, during and since the Québec student strike. The...
October 16, 2012 | National Office
In a new CCPA-Ontario report, Jordan Brennan looks at the history of the minimum wage and living wage in Ontario and makes the case for a living wage as an essential tool to help reduce income...
October 11, 2012 | Ontario Office
In 2007 the BC government legislated targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs), but just five years later, the province’s 2012 Natural Gas Strategy risks breaking that legislation. Our...
October 10, 2012 | BC Office
In Canada, many workers do not earn a living wage—that is, sufficient income to afford the basics of life—because of discrimination. Women workers and those who are racialized, immigrant, Aboriginal...
October 5, 2012 | Ontario Office