Updates from the CCPA

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
CCPA-Ontario Director Trish Hennessy joined the Walrus Talks in Saskatoon to talk turkey about resilience and the living wage. Watch the seven-minute video of her talk here.
October 14, 2015 | Ontario Office
Since the Nova Scotia Liberal government was elected in October 2013, it has brought down a breathtaking barrage on labour, restricting the right to strike, curtailing collective bargaining rights,...
October 13, 2015 |
Do you have research or commentary relevant to Saskatchewan that is just burning to find an audience? The Saskatchewan Office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives may be the place for you!...
October 7, 2015 | Saskatchewan Office
Crime rates in Canada have been steadily declining for more than a decade, yet prison populations have been increasing in recent years. Commentators have attributed this disconnection between...
September 30, 2015 | Manitoba Office
You can count on the CCPA for timely, progressive analysis of the issues that will—or should—define this federal election. Here are some of the ways you can stay informed: Behind the Numbers:...
September 21, 2015 | National Office
In her #jobsFriday update, CCPA-Ontario economist Kaylie Tiessen looks at which Ontario cities are undergoing a job recovery and which ones are still in a holding pattern. Where does your city stand?
September 9, 2015 | Ontario Office
The City of Hamilton is thinking about its future, and in this Hamilton Spectator story, CCPA-Ontario Director Trish Hennessy shares her thoughts on the city's challenges and opportunities for the...
September 9, 2015 | Ontario Office
Seizing on the first federal election in recent history where income inequality is a hot button issue, the CCPA has launched a platform to reduce the gap. The Good for Canada platform highlights the...
August 28, 2015 | National Office
BC premier Christy Clark recently stated that the Pacific NorthWest LNG project headed by Petronas would create 4,500 jobs, and that the LNG industry as a whole would create 100,000 jobs. LNG and...
July 27, 2015 | BC Office
We are pleased to announce that CCPA's Executive Director, Bruce Campbell has been awarded a Community Leadership in Justice Fellowship by the Law Foundation of Ontario. The fellowship will allow Mr...
July 20, 2015 | National Office