Updates from the CCPA

This winter, a 53 year old woman died overnight in minus 32 degrees temperatures, frozen to death on the streets of downtown Winnipeg. A new study from CCPA-MB renews calls to action to deal with...
March 13, 2017 | Manitoba Office
The role of big money and corporate lobbying in BC politics has become a major issue as we head into the May provincial election. In the latest study from the CCPA-BC and Corporate Mapping Project,...
March 7, 2017 | BC Office
At CBC News, CCPA-Ontario director Trish Hennessy unpacks the phrase "sharing economy" and the importance of language in creating public policy.
March 7, 2017 | Ontario Office
CCPA senior economist Sheila Block spoke with CBC News about a new report co-written with CCPA senior economist David Macdonald about how to create a fairer hydro HST rebate program for Ontario.
March 7, 2017 | Ontario Office
In an op-ed for Toronto's NOW magazine, CCPA-Ontario senior economist Sheila Block calls on city council to start making adult decisions about municipal spending for next year's budget.
March 7, 2017 | Ontario Office
CCPA-Ontario economist Zohra Jamasi and the Ontario Living Wage network have been integral to the calculation process for communities looking to determine the living wage for their region. Durham...
March 7, 2017 | Ontario Office
How are climate change and sustainability being taught, practiced and promoted in educational institutions across the country? And how can we make this important, often overwhelming, task a little...
March 3, 2017 | National Office
Our latest forestry research shows that between 2013 and 2016, more raw logs were shipped from BC than during any other four-year period in the province’s history. If these logs had been processed in...
February 27, 2017 | BC Office
The BC government delivers its budget next week, and has indicated that more tax cuts will be coming. But what does that mean in terms of tax fairness? Or for what we, as a society, are able to...
February 16, 2017 | BC Office
In Maclean's magazine, CCPA-Ontario senior economist Sheila Block writes about what happened when Ontario decided to raise taxes on the richest 1%.
February 13, 2017 | Ontario Office
For Chatelaine, CCPA-Ontario senior economist Sheila Block explains the potential economic impact of a women's strike.
February 13, 2017 | Ontario Office
In a response to the Ontario Ministry of Education's consultations on child care and early years strategy, CCPA-Ontario Director Trish Hennessy says that child care should be universally affordable...
February 13, 2017 | Ontario Office
What happens when National attention to given to an emergency refugee issue?  New Report
January 31, 2017 | Manitoba Office
Our latest study shows a dramatic rise in Canada’s greenhouse gas emissions from fossil fuel extraction. In 2015 (the most recent year there was data available) Canada’s extraction activities yielded...
January 25, 2017 | National Office, BC Office
BC is Canada’s only province without a poverty reduction plan. Long Overdue: Why BC needs a poverty reduction plan examines the most recent statistics on poverty and its associated hardships in BC,...
January 12, 2017 | BC Office