Updates from the CCPA

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 |
The CCPA's new Pensions and Retirement Quiz will test your knowledge of Canadians' financial circumstances as they end their careers and/or enter retirement. This quiz is based on a series of reports...
April 30, 2010 | National Office
On the eve of the National Day of Mourning for workers killed on the job, the CCPA is releasing two studies highlighting the need for improved health and safety enforcement and regulation. ...
April 27, 2010 | National Office, BC Office
The CCPA-BC office released a Climate Justice Project brief today by Marc Lee. He has found that the richest of BC income earners are responsible for almost double the carbon footprint of the lowest-...
April 22, 2010 | BC Office
The Saskatchewan office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives is releasing University of Regina business administration professor S. Muthu’s study, Restoring the Bargain: Contesting the...
April 21, 2010 | Saskatchewan Office
Earlier this week the Fraser Institute released a report claiming the average Canadian family’s tax bill has increased by a whopping 1,624% since 1961. The report was widely distributed by...
April 21, 2010 | National Office
The bloggers have been busy on Policy Note: Marvin Shaffer gets behind the Site C spin to ask why we need more electricity in the first place; Iglika Ivanova offers some insights into income tax and...
April 21, 2010 | BC Office
The third round of negotiations for the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) are taking place in Ottawa April 19-23. A new CCPA analysis of the proposed agreement warns that it...
April 19, 2010 | National Office
A new report by pension expert and CCPA Research Associate Monica Townson argues that expanding the Canada Pension Plan is the most effective way to address Canada's pension difficulties. Options for...
April 14, 2010 | National Office
Seth will be on the Bill Good Show tomorrow, April 13, from 11:05 to 11:30 AM. He’ll be talking about his recent blog post, which was picked up by the Vancouver Sun and is getting a lot of...
April 12, 2010 | BC Office