Updates from the CCPA

The main argument that is typically made against the establishment of universal Pharmacare is economic in nature. However, a new CCPA report shows that the economic argument in favour of such a...
September 13, 2010 | National Office
The recession may be officially over, but six in 10 Canadians say they would be in financial trouble if their paycheque was delayed by just a week, according to a new national survey. The survey...
September 13, 2010 | National Office
Despite many recent announcements from the provincial government (over 100 housing-related news releases in the last year), BC continues to face a serious lack of affordable housing. We partnered...
September 13, 2010 | BC Office
CCPA-Manitoba is releasing the 2010 Alternative Municipal Budget on Thursday September 9th at 10:30 a.m. at the Magnus Eliason Recreation Centre, 430 Langside Street. This is a timely event as...
September 8, 2010 | Manitoba Office
    A Public Forum with Dr. Michael Rachlis   Health policy analyst, University of Toronto Associate professor and author of Prescription for Excellence: How Innovation is Saving Canada's Health...
September 3, 2010 | Saskatchewan Office
Join us on October 15th and 16th for a special evening with Trevor Herriot. A renowned prairie naturalist, essayist and commentator, Trevor will discuss the intersection of culture and nature on the...
September 1, 2010 | Saskatchewan Office
Join us on October 4, 2010 for a one-day conference at the University of Toronto Scarborough celebrating the release of "Anti-Racism in Education: Missing in Action." The day will feature Charles C...
September 1, 2010 | National Office
A new CCPA study finds that for the first time in 30 years, six of Canada's hottest real estate markets are in a housing bubble. Canada’s Housing Bubble: An Accident Waiting to Happen examines trends...
August 31, 2010 | National Office
How exciting to see the little gold ribbons on our YouTube homepage! The CCPA's YouTube channel is the most viewed non-profit channel in Canada, and the second most subscribed non-profit channel in...
August 30, 2010 | National Office, BC Office
Many of us at the CCPA have been troubled by Canada's reaction to the arrival of 492 Tamil asylum seekers on the MV Sun Sea. Seth Klein, Director of our BC Office, put words to this discomfort in an...
August 23, 2010 | National Office, BC Office
The Education Project's latest publication is now in the bookstore.  Climate Change -- Who's Carrying the Burden? The chilly climates of the global environmental dilemma, goes beyond the traditional...
August 19, 2010 | National Office
A new report by CCPA Senior Economist Armine Yalnizyan warns that if past recessions are any guide, between 750,000 and 1.8 million more Canadians will be counted as poor before recovery is complete...
August 19, 2010 | National Office
Nobel prize-winning economist Paul Krugman has a warning for Canadians: we have one of the worst income-to-debt ratios in the world. CCPA Senior Economist Armine Yalnizyan writes about the problem in...
August 16, 2010 | National Office
Applications are now being accepted for the fourth year of Next Up: A Leadership Program for Young People Committed to Social and Environmental Justice. This is an amazing, intensive and...
July 29, 2010 | BC Office
July 27, 2010 | Saskatchewan Office