Updates from the CCPA

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
Check out the new paper by CCPA-BC research associate Shauna Butterwick: Meaningful Training Programs for BC Welfare Recipients. Shauna examined the experiences of welfare recipients participating in...
July 26, 2010 | BC Office
The CCPA-BC office released another Climate Justice Project brief today, this one finding that greenhouse gas emissions from exported coal and natural gas generate more than double the emissions from...
July 16, 2010 | BC Office
Brigette DePape, an international development student, is working in our office this summer.  In June she travelled in a colourful bus to Toronto to join thousands of others in exercising their...
July 15, 2010 | Manitoba Office
The BC government has announced that the provincial deficit is nearly $1.8 billion. "We told you so," says Marc Lee. Read BC's Super-Fudge-It Budget on Policy Note.
July 12, 2010 | BC Office
Ever wonder what income inequality sounds like? Check out this video by the Public Service Alliance of Canada. Posted originally at: http://www.psac-afpc.org/news/2010/what/20100622-e.shtml?l=1
July 9, 2010 |
Yesterday CCPA Senior Economist Armine Yalnizyan appeared on CBC radio's As It Happens to speak further about the elimination of mandatory long-form questionnaires in the gathering of census data....
July 6, 2010 | National Office
Despite the 2008 financial meltdown, the World Trade Organization continues to negotiate new rules that would promote foreign takeover of domestic banks and more deregulation. WTO advocates are using...
July 6, 2010 | National Office