Saskatchewan Office Updates

 A family of four would require a Living Wage of $16.95 per hour for Regina and $15.59 per hour for Weyburn in order to maintain a decent standard of living in each respective city. The Living Wage...
October 7, 2016 | Saskatchewan Office
More critical analysis of the government's liquor privatization plan! Matthew Campo investigates the economic impacts of liquor store privatization in four rural communities. Also see David...
February 23, 2016 | Saskatchewan Office
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
A new report from the Saskatchewan Office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives raises serious concerns about accountability and oversight in the Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure (MHI...
June 10, 2015 | Saskatchewan 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
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
A new CCPA Saskatchewan report by University of Winnipeg economists Hugh Grant, Manish Pandey and James Townsend, Short-Term Gain, Long-Term Pain: The Privatization of Hospital Laundry Services in...
January 20, 2015 | Saskatchewan Office
A Profitable Brew: A Financial Analysis of the SLGA and Its Potential Privatization by David Campanella challenges a number of the government’s economic assumptions in regards to the proposed...
December 3, 2014 | Saskatchewan Office
Warehousing Prisoners in Saskatchewan: A Public Health Approach by Dr. Jason Demers illustrates how Saskatchewan boasts one of the most highly strained provincial prison systems in the country. SK...
October 6, 2014 | Saskatchewan Office
As the Federal government scrambles to enact reforms to its' embattled Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) in the wake of revelations of widespread abuse, the Saskatchewan government has voiced...
July 8, 2014 | Saskatchewan Office
Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall – despite his past promise not to privatize our existing public liquor stores – now muses about selling off the entire public liquor system. Such a decision will...
June 5, 2014 | Saskatchewan Office
The Saskatchewan Office was honoured to receive a 2014 Community Connections Award in recognition of research excellence for our A Living Wage in Regina Project from the Community Research Unit at...
April 17, 2014 | Saskatchewan Office
The authors of "A Living Wage for Regina" discuss the Living Wage with the Social Policy Research Unit at the University of Regina. View the discussion here: The Living Wage
April 10, 2014 | Saskatchewan Office
Thanks to all of you who came out last night for dinner at Bushwakker's. It was a great success! The winning 50/50 ticket number is 1492662. If you have this ticket please contact the Saskatchewan...
April 9, 2014 | Saskatchewan Office
A Living Wage for Regina is $16.46/per hour. While Saskatchewan’s economy has outperformed the rest of the country for the pastfew years, many underserved groups have not benefitted from the province...
January 31, 2014 | Saskatchewan Office