Updates from the CCPA

Bill C-317 was dropped from the Commons order paper last week, but south of the border, financial reporting requirements imposed on American unions by the George W. Bush administration continue to...
November 9, 2011 |
The Toronto Star today published an interesting story on the ongoing austerity measures happening in Europe. Canada has yet to fully experience our own austerity measures although big cutbacks are...
November 9, 2011 | National Office
Today we released a report on "fracking" In northeastern BC: a controversial process that gas companies are using to extract natural gas from deeply buried shale formations. The provincial...
November 9, 2011 | BC Office
Income inequality is the worst it’s been in 90 years, worse even than at its previous peak in the Roaring Twenties. As the gap widens between the rich and poor, economists predict growing unrest in...
November 7, 2011 | National Office
A great many individuals and organizations help make the CCPA-BC tick. But we are especially grateful for the support of one of our key partners, the Columbia Institute. In addition to working...
November 3, 2011 | BC Office
Simon Enoch, the Director of the Saskatchewan Office, talks Saskatchewan politics with Prairie Dog reporter Greg Beatty. Visit here for the full discussion. 
November 3, 2011 | Saskatchewan Office
The Saskatchewan Office is proud to announce the release of After the Freeze: Restoring University Affordability in Saskatchewan by professor Paul Gingrich. This report examines the impact of rising...
November 3, 2011 | Saskatchewan Office
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