Updates from the CCPA

In June 2010, the Canadian government unveiled a grand experiment in data collection. In the name of privacy, Prime Minister Stephen Harper ended the mandatory long-form census for the country and...
April 8, 2015 | Ontario Office
CCPA trade policy researcher Scott Sinclair appeared on the Julianna Forlano show (WBAI radio in NYC) to discuss the leaked investment chapter of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, which was released on...
April 7, 2015 | National Office
Our new study looks at the transportation choices of Vancouver parents of young kids. Author Arlene McLaren was surprised to find that despite the challenges — tired kids, bulky strollers, busy...
April 2, 2015 | BC Office
The federal budget may be missing in action, but the CCPA—along with leading Canadian economists and over a hundred members of civil society—have been hard at work. On March 19th, we released the...
March 30, 2015 | National Office
Update: On March 26th, the Ottawa Citizen published an op-ed co-authored by CCPA's Executive Director Bruce Campbell, Tim Gray (Environmental Defence), Éric Hébert-Daly (Canadian Parks and Wilderness...
March 30, 2015 | National Office
In this election year, some politicians are putting the focus on terrorism. But should they be putting the economy first? Armine Yalnizyan joined the Sunday Panel on CBC's The National to talk about...
March 24, 2015 | National Office
A new report questions the long-term environmental sustainability of many elements of Saskatchewan's economic growth strategy. Building an Environmentally Sustainable Future for Saskatchewan:...
March 13, 2015 | Saskatchewan Office
Public attention in Canada is appropriately focused on proposed omnibus security legislation (Bill C-51) that, from most expert accounts, appears to unnecessarily weaken privacy protections and ...
March 10, 2015 | National Office
To find out why Seth Klein, Marc Lee and Iglika Ivanova are voting yes in the upcoming referendum, read our short primer. Seth will be discussing the referendum on CBC's Early Edition at 6:40 AM and...
March 3, 2015 | BC Office
IMF economists provide new research confirming that higher union density contributes to better Gini coefficient scores. In other words: unions promote income equality. According to the report, "The...
March 2, 2015 |
The Ontario government has been consulting on how to design the province's proposed Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP). Read CCPA-Ontario Senior Economist Sheila Block and CCPA-Research Associate...
February 12, 2015 | Ontario Office
Two updates from the Parkland Institute will be of interest: The first one analyses the real reason behind Alberta's economic woes: lack of revenue resulting from deep corporate tax cuts and a...
February 11, 2015 |
Two updates from the Parkland Institute will be of interest: The first one analyses the real reason behind Alberta's economic woes: lack of revenue resulting from deep corporate tax cuts and a...
February 11, 2015 |
The Supreme Court ruled, in a five to two majority decision, that the right to collective bargaining, including the right to strike, is a constitutional right for all workers in Canada, regardless of...
February 10, 2015 |
SaskPower opened its $1.5 billion Boundary Dam Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) Facility to much fanfare, with Premier Brad Wall hailing the project as "another Saskatchewan first." However, a new...
February 10, 2015 | Saskatchewan Office