Updates from the CCPA

As of November 3rd, CCPA economist Armine Yalnizyan will appear every Thursday on the CBC News Network’s The Lang & O'Leary Exchange. Tune in to watch Armine bring a progressive perspective to...
November 3, 2011 | National Office
The CCPA Ontario Office has published a report by The Kingston Community Roundtable on Poverty Reduction, Living Wage Working Group that calculates the hourly wage needed in income to meet the basic...
November 1, 2011 | Ontario Office
We hope you can join us November 10th in Toronto for (In)Equality Matters: Social Justice and the Economy. Incensed by skyrocketing corporate profits and plummeting average incomes? Think wealthy...
October 28, 2011 | National Office, Ontario Office
Every year the federal finance committee invites different groups to submit their budget ideas. The theory goes that good ideas can then be incorporated into the federal budget. This year the list of...
October 27, 2011 | National Office
Macleans magazine has created a great simple online calculator to help Canadians see where they belong on the income inequality scale. Click here to plug in your annual income and find out where you...
October 25, 2011 | National Office
A new CCPA study argues that we need a fundamental rethinking of where Canada is going in its energy policy. Climate Change and the Canadian Energy Sector: Implications for Labour and Trade Unions,...
October 25, 2011 | National Office
The Saskatchewan Office would like to thank all of you who came out to hear Linda McQuaig in Regina and Saskatoon last week. For those of you that missed Linda, we have the first part of her...
October 24, 2011 | Saskatchewan Office
We're pleased to introduce our 2012 Calendar: An Agenda for Social Change. This is about more than keeping you organized—each month identifies and describes key dates in Canada's social justice...
October 19, 2011 | National Office
                                            Award-winning journalist and best-selling author Linda McQuaig will speak in both Regina and Saskatoon on Wednesday October 19th and Thursday October 20th...
October 17, 2011 | Saskatchewan Office
 The recent decision by the European Union (EU) to disregard Canadian government pressure and forge ahead with regulations that recognise the higher green-house-gas intensity of fuel produced from...
October 14, 2011 | National Office
In a new blog post, the CCPA's Trish Hennessy looks at the evolution of framing income inequality and how the Occupy Wall Street movement has shifted the frame once more. Click here to read Trish's...
October 13, 2011 | National Office
We hope you can join us in Ottawa on Thursday, October 20 for a CCPA-sponsored book launch and panel discussion at the Parliament Pub, 101 Sparks Street Ottawa.  Register for this free event at:...
October 13, 2011 | National Office, Ontario Office
CCPA senior economist Armine Yalnizyan, was presented with the Ontario Public Health Association’s Award of Excellence on October 5, 2011 at their annual meetings. She accepted this honour on behalf...
October 6, 2011 | National Office, Ontario Office
The CCPA is proud to present Stephen Lewis and Michele Landsberg—two of Canada’s leading thinkers and recipients of the Order of Canada—as this year's featured guests for the David Lewis Lecture in...
October 5, 2011 | National Office, Ontario Office
CCPA Research Associate Jim Stanford was on CBC's Power & Politics weighing in on Ontario's economy and the province's three main party platforms heading into the October 6 election. Listen in...
September 28, 2011 | Ontario Office