Updates from the CCPA

The age and educational attainment of the US workforce have increased significantly since 1979.  Since older and better educated workers generally have higher pay and better benefits, one might...
August 3, 2012 | National Office
In an article entitled "Crime and the Decline of Unions," economics professors Robert Baumann and Bryan Engelhardt of the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts estimate the elasticity...
August 3, 2012 | National Office
The final report of the proposal committee for a new union combining the CAW and CEP contains many intriguing ideas, not least being the 5 regional councils, funded by a separate per capita levy,...
August 3, 2012 | National Office
In addition to the usual challenges of finding affordable, good quality housing that meets their needs, many low-income tenants have trouble maintaining their housing, often because their rents...
August 3, 2012 | Manitoba Office
Quebec's striking students have raised arguments and concerns that get to the root of the debate about the kind of society we want to build—or the kind of society we areallowing to be dismantled in...
August 2, 2012 | National Office
Our latest study shows that BC seniors' access to home and community care continues to decline. Home and community care includes services like home nursing, residential care and home support that...
July 10, 2012 | BC Office
Movements around the world have put the spotlight on bailouts and tax evasion that have enriched the 1% at the expense of the 99% but this is only part of the picture. Now the Transnational Institute...
July 6, 2012 |
Join CCPA-NS and its community of supporters on October 25th for its 5th annual fund raising gala. World-renown CCPA economist, Armine Yalnizyan, will deliver an address on the current federal...
July 6, 2012 | Nova Scotia Office
The week of July 1st, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives' National Office will be moving to Under One Roof Properties at 251 Bank Street, Suite 500, Ottawa ON, K2P 1X3. Please note that our...
July 3, 2012 | National Office
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives' Ontario team was pleased to host a lecture, as well as a wine and cheese social in downtown Toronto on June 28th, featuring globally recognized economist...
July 3, 2012 | Ontario Office
In an opinion piece published in The Tyee and iPolitics, CCPA’s senior trade researcher Scott Sinclair analyzes the extraordinary concessions made by the Canadian government to gain entry to the...
June 27, 2012 | National Office
The latest study from our Climate Justice Project is both cautionary and hopeful. The study warns that mining, oil and gas corporations are putting increasingly large demands on BC’s hydroelectricity...
June 20, 2012 | BC Office
A new report released by CCPA says that Canada is not immune to the banking problems we see abroad, and cautions that like all banks worldwide, Canadian banks are structurally vulnerable to...
June 20, 2012 | National Office
Dan Cameron reviews the Saskatchewan government's recent Consultation Paper on the Renewal of Labour Legislation and asks whether the consultations may actually serve as an opportunity for the...
June 13, 2012 | Saskatchewan Office
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