Updates from the CCPA

If the federal government wants to get serious about spending controls, it needs to look critically at its ballooning outsourcing costs. The Shadow Public Service, a new CCPA study, finds that over...
March 3, 2011 | National Office
Income inequality "has emerged as a major social and economic issue" in Canada and elsewhere, writes Canadian author and political commentator Frances Russell. "More importantly, no longer is it the...
March 2, 2011 |
CCPA Senior Economist Armine Yalnizyan gives us five strong reasons to say no to more corporate tax cuts in this short video.
February 28, 2011 | National Office
Today the CCPA-BC published a new study on carbon pricing, and we created a "zooming presentation" to go with it, using a web-based software called Prezi. Watch the presentation below and share the...
February 23, 2011 | BC Office
The problem of worsening income inequality is quickly gathering steam. At the World Economic Forum in Davos, leading experts named inequality, the concentration of wealth into the hands of a few, as...
February 22, 2011 |
In Canada, regulations adopted by every level of government have historically helped to make this one of the safest, most desirable places to raise a family. But a slow, steady, and quiet erosion of...
February 21, 2011 | National Office
Immigrants are Canada’s ticket to economic growth in the coming years, as the Minister of Immigration and Citizenship rightly stated this week. But CCPA Senior Economist Armine Yalnizyan lays out the...
February 18, 2011 | National Office
CTV's Business News Network (BNN) begins a three-part series today looking at the gap between the rich and the rest of us. Today's show, at 5 pm EST, features Robert Reich, former U.S. secretary of...
February 9, 2011 | National Office
In spring 2009 we dedicated an entire issue of Our Schools / Our Selves to the topic of child care in Canada, and over a year later Beyond Child’s Play: Caring for and educating young children in...
February 8, 2011 | National Office
Announcing the release of our first documentary film! The Remaining Light journeys through an often invisible part of Canada's health care system -- the community-based services that provide care...
February 8, 2011 | BC Office
It's a pleasure to introduce Hennessy's Index: A number is never just a number, a monthly listing of numbers written by the CCPA's Trish Hennessy. These thought-provoking listings are part of our...
February 1, 2011 | National Office
As Ontario leans into a provincial election year and inches toward a pre-election budget, CCPA Research Associate Hugh Mackenzie shows how politically misguided it would be to bend to pressure to...
January 31, 2011 | Ontario Office
With debate over more corporate tax cuts dominating pre-budget speculation, CCPA Senior Economist Armine Yalnizyan lays down five economic reasons to say no to more tax breaks to corporations this...
January 28, 2011 | National Office
January 27, 2011 | Saskatchewan Office
MIT Economist Daron Acemoglu writes in The Economist that there are three main reasons to care about worsening income inequality: Harmful effects on personal well-being, limited equality of...
January 25, 2011 |