Updates from the CCPA

CTV-BC's Jon Woodward put together this story on our latest report, BC's Regressive Tax Shift. Check it out on the CTV site: http://bit.ly/j7fv2b
June 29, 2011 | BC Office
In The Internet Tree, committed public interest advocates and academics present primers on provocative digital policy issues: broadband access, copyright, net neutrality, privacy, and security, along...
June 29, 2011 | National Office
In the debate over sustainable energy options for the future, wind and solar power usually receive the bulk of attention. However, recent technological developments are creating a new assortment of...
June 29, 2011 | Saskatchewan Office
Today the CCPA-BC released a new report that reveals how ten years of tax cuts and changes have created an unfair system in which the wealthy pay lower taxes and the public treasury is starved for...
June 27, 2011 | BC Office
Maclean's magazine focuses on Canada's highest paid 50 CEOs and finds their take-home pay increases to be "astronomical". Macleans writes: "In the past 12 years, there’s been a 444 per cent salary...
June 27, 2011 | National Office
The Globe and Mail created an interesting infographic that breaks down millionaires by where they live in the world. It shows Canada as home to 282,000 millionaires.See it here.
June 27, 2011 | National Office
As Canada continues on the path of economic recovery following the worldwide recession of 2008, workers find themselves under attack -- and the attack is coming from many directions. We've put...
June 24, 2011 | National Office
In ongoing Canada-EU trade negotiations, the European Commission is seeking full coverage of sub-national (provincial and municipal) procurement.  In Canada, as in Europe, many important public...
June 16, 2011 | National Office
Statistics Canada released a report today on incomes across Canada in 2009. As First Call BC points out in their news release, key points for BC include: BC's child poverty rate rose to 12...
June 15, 2011 | BC Office
In the lead up to the provincial referendum, our Spring/Summer issue of BC Commentary takes a closer look at the HST. Check it out here. And for commentary after Christy Clark's May 25 HST...
June 8, 2011 | BC Office
Yesterday on our blog, Behind the Numbers, Alternative Federal Budget Coordinator David Macdonald drew back the curtain on Federal Budget 2011, exposing the plan to cut the deficit through an...
June 6, 2011 | National Office
Great news! Vancity Credit Union has announced that it is now officially a living wage employer, committed to paying its employees a living wage, as calculated by the CCPA. In Vancouver in 2011,...
June 1, 2011 | BC Office
BNN (Business News Network) has taken on the thorny topic of soaring CEO pay in Canada. Two former CEOs joined CCPA Senior Economist Armine Yalnizyan for a discussion about CEO pay and came to...
June 1, 2011 | National Office
Despite the government’s stay-the-course rhetoric, the upcoming federal budget will lay the foundation for one of the most aggressive assaults on public service delivery in Canadian history. David...
June 1, 2011 | National Office
Did your pay go up by 13% last year? If you were a CEO at one of Canada's 100 biggest companies, it did. The Globe and Mail review of executive pay in 2010 reveals CEOs at Canada’s 100 largest...
May 30, 2011 | National Office