Updates from the CCPA

A new report from the Errol Black Chair in Labour issues examines how investing in Social Enterprises can reduce green house gases. Read full report.
January 13, 2016 | Manitoba Office
CCPA-ON Senior Economist Sheila Block spoke at a news conference organized by social justice groups, calling on Toronto City Council to implement new revenue tools for reducing poverty in the city....
January 7, 2016 | Ontario Office
On Monday, we released our annual report on CEO pay in Canada. The review finds that the gap between the earnings of executives and the rest of the population is growing stubbornly, with the country’...
January 6, 2016 | National Office
The State of the Inner City Report 2015 - Drawing on our strengths highlights the gains and the persistent issues that keep the community working for change.  See our Fast Facts for a brief summary...
December 15, 2015 | Manitoba Office
We're happy to announce the launch of alt.policy, our national office podcast. Each episode, hosts Alex Hemingway and Davis Carr will demystify the big policy questions of the day, and share their ...
December 14, 2015 | National Office
As reported by the UFCW "After years of inaction and neglect from successive Conservative governments, agriculture workers in Alberta will finally have the same workplace rights and protections that...
November 23, 2015 |
This essay first appeared in the James Lorimer & Company book Canada After Harper. It would be useful for students and union members as it explains in plain language how unions play a crucial...
November 20, 2015 |
The latest from our BC office is based on interviews with 200 farmworkers, as well as representatives from industry, advocates and civil servants. The authors find that most workers are subject to...
November 18, 2015 | BC Office
TVO did a breakdown of living wages across Ontario using information from CCPA-Ontario, and compared the findings to the current Ontario minimum wage of $11.25 per hour. In most cases, the minimum...
November 17, 2015 | Ontario Office
The BC and Saskatchewan offices of the CCPA are partners in a major new SSHRC-funded project to map the influence of fossil fuel companies in Western Canada. Mapping the Power of the Carbon-...
November 12, 2015 | BC Office
The second edition of Economics for Everyone: A Short Guide to the Economics of Capitalism was co-published by Pluto Books, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, and Fernwood Publishing this...
November 9, 2015 | National Office
Last week was Living Wage Week in Ontario, and here's the roundup of CCPA-Ontario posts: Trish Hennessy's blog post: Ontario’s newest trend: living wage employers Tom Cooper's blog post: Living wage...
November 9, 2015 | Ontario Office
How Much Income Tax Could Canada’s Top 1% Pay?, by internationally respected CCPA Research Associate Lars Osberg, shows Canada’s richest now pay a lower tax rate than in the 1990s even though their...
October 28, 2015 | National Office
$16.18 -- that's how much two parents with two children each need to earn an hour in order to earn a living wage in Sudbury. Our CCPA-Ontario experts were happy to team up with the Ontario Living...
October 14, 2015 | Ontario Office
CCPA Research Associate Mary Cornish has been at the forefront of welcome developments that include the Ontario government's commitment to hold consultations in 12 cities on how to close the pay gap...
October 14, 2015 | Ontario Office