Updates from the CCPA

The CCPA Education Project is pleased to present a remarkable education and cultural resource: Pluralism in the Arts in Canada: A Change is Gonna Come, edited by CCPA Research Associate charles c....
June 12, 2012 | National Office
Today, CCPA released a report by Senior Economist Marc Lee and researcher Amanda Card, which suggests that a new green industrial strategy needs to be at the heart of federal policy-making....
June 11, 2012 | National Office
Our new video shows the value of contributing taxes. Public health care, garbage pick up, safe food, clean water, public parks, emergency services, higher learning – the chance to live in great...
June 5, 2012 | National Office
The Saskatchewan Office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives is proud to present our commemorative 2013 calendar that documents the struggle for universal medical coverage in Saskatchewan...
May 29, 2012 | Saskatchewan Office
This week, The Huffington Post features an infographic breaking down the details on the growth of income inequality in Canada between 1980 and 2009. Created by Ryerson University journalism student...
May 28, 2012 | National Office
An examination of income inequality in North America reveals that Mexico is the only part of the continent where the middle class has been gaining from growth, according to a new study by...
May 18, 2012 | National Office
Due to the opaque reporting methods used by the federal government to detail its spending and employment projections, getting a clear picture of core public service job losses is unnecessarily...
May 16, 2012 | National Office
On June 15th, the Saskatchewan Office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives is proud to present a unique Citizen's Conference on the Future of Medicare. "Envisioning the Future of Medicare"...
May 10, 2012 | Saskatchewan Office
CCPA-BC Director Seth Klein was recently invited to give a speech in Berlin at the annual meeting of the Institute for New Economic Thinking (an international gathering of leading economists). His...
May 3, 2012 | BC Office
Throughout the 2008-2010 financial crisis, Canadian banks were touted by the federal government—and the banks themselves—as being much more stable than other countries’ big banks. Canadians we...
April 30, 2012 | National Office
For families with young children, the costs of basic necessities like food, rent and child care quickly add up. Even with full-time work year round, both parents in a family of four must earn at...
April 26, 2012 | BC Office
While negotiations between Capital Health and its employees continue, health workers' rights are as prescient now as ever before.  Working people have the right to bargain collectively and withdraw...
April 25, 2012 | Nova Scotia Office
Is the Wildrose challenge to Tory supremacy in Alberta over? Or is it just beginning? Find out here.
April 24, 2012 | Saskatchewan Office
In a recent report, the International Labour Organisation (ILO) cited Canada for over 20 ongoing violations of the ILO's international labour standards. Governments across Canada have refused to...
April 20, 2012 |
The Canadian Foundation for Labour Rights (CFLR) recently launched Constitutional Labour Rights in Canada: Farm Workers and the Fraser Case, a new book on labour rights in Canada. The book is a...
April 19, 2012 |