Updates from the CCPA

Simon Enoch, Director of the Saskatchewan Office, wonders what a Wildrose Party victory in the upcoming Alberta election will mean for Saskatchewan. More here.
April 4, 2012 | Saskatchewan Office
Today CCPA released a paper on sector development policy by Jim Stanford. The general goal of sector development policy is to attain a more desirable sectoral mix in the economy, winning a greater...
April 4, 2012 | National Office
American Rights at Work recently commissioned 5 studies examining the broader value and impact of unions on the US economy and society. The separate studies, profiling unionized healthcare workers,...
April 4, 2012 |
Today, the provincial government is releasing its budget.  While there has been much talk about getting "back to balance," CCPA-NS has advocated for a budget that more accurately reflects the...
April 3, 2012 | Nova Scotia Office
This report looks at family resource centres in six Manitoba Housing complexes outside Winnipeg's inner city. These resource centres meet very basic needs for the tenants, including access to phones...
April 3, 2012 | Manitoba Office
The federal budget will leave Canadians peniless in more ways than one. Read CCPA's news release in reaction to the budget here. The following CCPA staff and research associates have posted their...
March 29, 2012 | National Office
Over on our blog, Behind the Numbers, CCPA Research Associates are sharing their analyses of the Ontario budget: Hugh Mackenzie shares his devastating critique of the budget, suggesting that Premier...
March 28, 2012 | Ontario Office
With the elimination of the Saskatchewan Film Employment Tax Credit and the certain demise of the film industry in the province, Premier Brad Wall asked:"If an industry cannot survive at all without...
March 23, 2012 | Saskatchewan Office
This week, three hundred thousand students from 178 associations are boycotting their classes in Quebec to protest the provincial government's decision to raise tuition fees $325 a year for the next...
March 22, 2012 | National Office
Saskatchewan Director Simon Enoch discusses the upcoming federal budget and the CCPA's Alternative Budget with Prairie Dog's Gregory Beatty. Read more here. 
March 22, 2012 | Saskatchewan Office
CCPA-NS brings together academics and community partners to assemble its Alternative Budget for 2012. This document shows Nova Scotians that minor changes in government spending could have a major...
March 22, 2012 | Nova Scotia Office
See the Saskatchewan office's response to Minister Krawetz's "Austerity for Prosperity" 2012 budget here. 
March 21, 2012 | Saskatchewan Office
Supporters of Enbridge's proposed Northern Gateway Pipeline claim that the project will create many thousands of jobs for Canadians, and have attempted to polarize public discussion into a "jobs vs...
March 20, 2012 | BC Office
In his new report, Ontario's Fiscal Reality: Glass Half Empty or Half Full?, economist Hugh Mackenzie takes a critical look at the assumptions that drive the Drummond report's claim that Ontario is...
March 19, 2012 | Ontario Office
Judging by the preliminary operating budget, it looks like this year’s operating budget will not offer Winnipeg a clear course of action that will allow it to meet the goals stated in OurWinnipeg....
March 19, 2012 | Manitoba Office