Updates from the CCPA

On Policy Note, Keith Reynolds argues against the anti-tax logic of the Taxpayers' Federation. If municipalities go further down the road of tax cuts, we could end up like California: in deep...
June 22, 2010 | BC Office
Statistics Canada released 2008 income data for Canadians and finds median after-tax family incomes were flatlined and the number of families living in poverty remained virtually unchanged compared...
June 18, 2010 | National Office
In today's Vancouver Sun, Marvin Shaffer argues that the Clean Energy Act is far worse legislation than the HST — in fact, he says, this is the legislation that British Columbians should be fighting...
June 14, 2010 | BC Office
The Carol Shields Auditorium was filled to capacity last night when CCPA-Manitoba hosted the Winnipeg premiere of Poor No More, a film featuring Mary Walsh.  The movie was followed by a short...
June 11, 2010 | Manitoba Office
Over on Policy Note, Keith Reynolds has outlined some of the problems with the recent report on the Vancouver School Board prepared by the Comptroller-General. Like, for example, the fact that the...
June 9, 2010 | BC Office
New analysis by CCPA Research Associate Sheila Block shows Ontarians from racialized backgrounds are far more likely to live in poverty, face barriers to finding a job, and receive less pay for work...
June 2, 2010 | Ontario Office
When Mary Walsh was in Winnipeg last fall for a CCPA-MB fundraiser, she spoke about a film she was working on Poor No More (www.poornomore.ca).  Now we can see that movie!  CCPA-MB, with the support...
June 1, 2010 | Manitoba Office
He has committed his life to the advancement of human rights. He's watched Canada move from a "sharing and caring" society to the "new barbarism."  Now Ed Broadbent comes out swinging.  In his...
May 31, 2010 | National Office
  A look back at the spring sitting of the Saskatchewan Legislature with David Seymour of the Frontier Centre and Simon Enoch of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, Saskatchewan office....
May 20, 2010 | Saskatchewan Office
On Policy Note, Iglika Ivanova is "thinking about recessions as times of more fundamental, structural change in the economy and the job market and not just periods of temporary slow-down after...
May 20, 2010 | BC Office
A groundbreaking new report shows the earnings gap between the rich and the rest of Quebeckers is at a 30-year high.The report, co-published by Institut de recherche et d’informations socio-...
May 19, 2010 | National Office
Regina —The Saskatchewan office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’ series "Transforming Saskatchewan's Electricity Future" was launched with the publication of "Sustainability is...
May 11, 2010 | Saskatchewan Office
Thanks to groundwork laid by our B.C. CCPA office, a city in that province has enacted Canada's first living wage policy. Drawing on that development, and using CCPA Research Associate Hugh Mackenzie...
May 10, 2010 |
The BC Office has released a 2010 update to the living wage calculation for Metro Vancouver. Read about it here: www.policyalternatives.ca/livingwage2010
May 4, 2010 | BC Office
What does the growing gap look like in Canada? Class consciousness, an NFB film, explores the issue.
April 30, 2010 |