Updates from the CCPA

Yesterday's economic update showcases how fragile Canada's economic recovery is and serves as the case against implementing austerity measures anytime soon. Read AFB Coordinator David Macdonald's...
October 13, 2010 | National Office
Join us December 10th in Toronto for an evening with Richard Wilkinson, author of The Spirit Level: Why Equality is Better for Everyone. The CCPA is pleased to co-sponsor this event. Please see...
October 13, 2010 | National Office, Ontario Office
The World Economic Forum ranks Canada 20th in a global ranking of women's equality, slipping behind the United States. Read the story here.
October 13, 2010 |
He's written a string of best sellers, now one of North America's sharpest observers is taking on income inequality. He shows how our attitudes toward the gap between the rich and the rest of us have...
October 12, 2010 |
Halifax, Nova Scotia – It is time for Nova Scotia to focus on real energy affordability instead of the dubious and opportunistic politics of energy price increases.  In a new report by the Canadian...
October 11, 2010 | Nova Scotia Office
Prominent Canadian women have a message for Prime Minister Stephen Harper: they refuse to be silenced. The women – feminists, activists, academics, economists, and former politicians – responded to...
October 11, 2010 | National Office
The CCPA’s 30th anniversary on November 18 welcomed a full house. We marked this special occasion with a gala dinner at the Chateau Laurier and an all-day conference at the University of...
October 7, 2010 | National Office
Although released in August, this Parliamentary Budget Office analysis examines the likelihood of government estimates of both GDP growth and deficit projections by using a "fan chart".  Instead of a...
October 7, 2010 | National Office
A new report by Toronto Community Foundation shows the gap between low and high income neighbourhoods in Toronto is growing while the middle class is shrinking. In 1970, 66 per cent of neighbourhoods...
October 6, 2010 | Ontario Office
Speech rights are one of our most precious freedoms, and never are they more vital than during an election. Yet in the lead-up to the 2009 provincial election in British Columbia, a significant...
October 5, 2010 | BC Office
On the weekend the Globe and Mail wrote about income inequality in the U.S., with some Canadian observations as well. Barrie McKenna writes: "Income is more evenly shared in Canada. But not by much...
October 3, 2010 |
Here at the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, we’re voracious readers.  Our latest favourite is Frank Koller's Spark (2010), from Public Affairs Books. CCPA Research Associate Jim Stanford’s...
October 1, 2010 | National Office
Today the CCPA released a new report by Marc Lee and Ken Carlaw that looks at industrial and employment strategies the BC government can use to transition to a sustainable economy and create a new...
September 30, 2010 | BC Office
A new commentary by Erika Shaker asks whether an Ipsos Reid poll indicating overwhelming public support for corporate sponsorship of public school libraries has anything to do with the sponsor of the...
September 30, 2010 | National Office
Our 3rd Annual Fundraiser held at the Italian Centre last Thursday night (Sept 23) with Judy Rebick was a wonderful sold-out event. We want to thank everyone who bought tickets and our table sponsors...
September 29, 2010 | Nova Scotia Office