Updates from the CCPA

"The Conservatives, who will soon deliver their post-election budget, are championing a set of plans that may accelerate Canada’s growing gap between rich and poor, a sign of inequality that has...
May 30, 2011 |
We had such a positive response to our federal election blog, we've decided to continue blogging. We've just launched Behind the Numbers, which will deliver timely, progressive commentary and...
May 25, 2011 | National Office
  Just one day after the May 2nd federal election, Agriculture Minister Gerry Ritz made it clear that the Conservative government would move to eliminate the Canadian Wheat Board's single-desk...
May 24, 2011 | Saskatchewan Office
SImon Enoch, Director of the Saskatchewan Office, comments on the creeping privatization of the provincial crowns. View the editorial in the Regina Leader-Post here. 
May 20, 2011 | Saskatchewan Office
Imagine a country that puts the well-being of the majority ahead of the profits of a tiny minority. They do it in Denmark. In this short video, Affluenza author Oliver James talks about how...
May 20, 2011 | National Office
Gas prices in Canada are soaring even though the price of oil is well below recent highs. In order to help Canadians know what they should be paying for gas, the CCPA  developed an online gasoline...
May 11, 2011 | National Office
CCPA Senior Economist Armine Yalnizyan gets up close and personal in this pivotal lecture on income inequality and democracy. Watch the TVO video of the lecture, which was produced in collaboration...
May 9, 2011 | National Office
CCPA Senior Economist Armine Yalnizyan and Senator Hugh Segal took Canadians' questions about how to close the income gap between the rich and the rest of us. Read the exchange here.
May 6, 2011 |
The spring 2011 issue of Our Schools / Our Selves -- Critical Mass: A primer for social change comes at a pivotal time in our political and social development. It tries to get at a few key questions...
May 5, 2011 |
CCPA Executive Director Bruce Campbell's letter urging Canadians to vote: Dear Friends, Today is election day. The posts and links in this bulletin have a single theme: get out and vote. This is no...
May 2, 2011 | National Office
The Toronto Star's Olivia Ward weighs in on the election and the role of income inequality in the political question of the day: Will our federal government work for the common good? Read the story,...
April 30, 2011 | National Office
The Saskatchewan Office has just released a new edition of SaskNotes, detailing the success of the inaugural year of  the Next Up Youth Leadership program in the province.  Over the past six months,...
April 28, 2011 | Saskatchewan Office
Canada’s financial sector has been the greatest beneficiary of recent corporate income tax cuts, as well as from preferred tax rates applied to capital gains taxes and stock options. In total, the...
April 27, 2011 | National Office
On April 19, 2011, Winnipeg's Right to Housing coalition held a March for Housing to coincide with the Red Tent Day of Action across Canada. The march drew attention to the urgent need for affordable...
April 21, 2011 | Manitoba Office
Today we co-published a study with the Wilderness Committee that sets out key strategies for urban, suburban and rural areas that will improve transportation and quality of life at the same time....
April 18, 2011 | BC Office