Updates from the CCPA

There are some eye-popping new factoids about Canadians coming out of today's release of labour census data by Statistics Canada. Did you know that Canada has the fastest job growth in the entire G7...
March 4, 2008 |
There is a hidden, "crouching tiger" dimension to Canada's income inequality problem. It is called household debt, and as a nation, we are rolling in it. In his latest report released today, Vanier...
February 12, 2008 |
By the time most Canadians roll up their sleeves to begin a new year of work, Canada's best paid 100 CEOs will already be having a good year: They'll pocket the national average wage of $38,998 by 10...
January 1, 2008 |
I am trying to imagine the conversation I may one day have with my grandchildren about how my generation squandered $60 billion in tax cuts within the space of a single federal budget without...
November 2, 2007 |
An op-ed in the October 11, 2007 Saskatoon Star Phoenix suggests studies showing the rich are getting richer make "misleading" claims and are merely "cliche". The opinion, by the Fraser Institute's...
October 11, 2007 |
Broken promises are something we normally associate with politicians at election time. But what about the broken promise of economic growth? For years we've been urged to work smarter and harder,...
September 25, 2007 |
When people hear that Canada's after-tax income gap between rich and poor families is at a 30-year high, they ask: what can we do about it? There is no magic bullet solution, but Campaign 2000 is...
August 9, 2007 |
In a compelling read today, Toronto Star columnist Christopher Hume makes the case that North Americans are complacently letting their society crumble while other nations are rebuilding to meet today...
July 6, 2007 |