Updates from the CCPA

Changes to U.S. and Canadian mortgage finance polices are necessary in order to prevent a future financial crisis, say two prominent economists. In What Can Be Learned from the Financial Crisis in...
December 16, 2010 | National Office
Changes to U.S. and Canadian mortgage finance polices are necessary in order to prevent a future financial crisis, say two prominent economists. In What Can Be Learned from the Financial Crisis in...
December 16, 2010 | National Office
Important new research by David Hulchanski shows Toronto is becoming a city of stark economic extremes as its middle class is hollowed out and replaced by a bipolar city of the rich and poor – one...
December 15, 2010 |
CCPA Senior Economist Armine Yalnizyan writes in today's Globe and Mail about how "economists on both sides of the political spectrum point to an unsettling truth" about the federal government's...
December 8, 2010 | National Office
Jonathan Kay, managing editor of the National Post's Comment section, read Linda McQuaig and Neil Brooks' book The Trouble With Billionaires and came away convinced that income inequality is a "real...
December 8, 2010 |
Toronto Star columnist Carol Goar weighs in on worsening income inequality in Canada, pointing to CCPA research, saying there is "dawning recognition" that it's a problem. She writes: "The stirrings...
December 8, 2010 |
Our province's Forest Service has been seriously damaged by reckless cuts and changes. In a study released today, resource analyst Ben Parfitt analyses government data to determine the extent of the...
December 7, 2010 | BC Office
The most recent Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) publication surveyed those implementing infrastructure projects to see what effect those projects had on unemployment (among other things).  The...
December 7, 2010 | National Office
CCPA-BC Resource Policy Analyst Ben Parfitt has been researching issues related to water and natural gas for years, and he's a dynamic and passionate speaker on the topic. He recently appeared on...
December 6, 2010 | BC Office
The Parliamentary Budget Office (PBO) has continued to release analysis on spending from the Infrastructure Stimulus Fund adding much needed transparency despite the general lack from the federal...
December 3, 2010 | National Office
A new UNICEF report looks at 24 OECD countries and rates Canada poorly on children's material well-being, which includes housing and family income. We're #17 out of 24 countries. The report says “...
December 3, 2010 |
On Friday December 10th the CCPA-Manitoba will release its 6th annual State of the Inner-City report.  This year it is subtitled:  We're in it for the long haul.  CCPA-Manitoba produces its annual...
December 2, 2010 | Manitoba Office
A major report by CCPA Senior Economist Armine Yalnizyan shows Canada's richest 1% enjoy more of the gains from economic growth than ever before in recorded history. The report looks at income trends...
December 1, 2010 | National Office
Karen De Blonde is a Social Work student at the University of Manitoba and is completing a field placement at the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. Today CCPA-MB published her Youth Voices: ...
November 30, 2010 | Manitoba Office
The Saskatchewan office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives has just released the second in its series on Transforming Saskatchewan's Electrical Future. Part Two, entitled Using...
November 30, 2010 | Saskatchewan Office