Updates from the CCPA

On Thursday September 26th, the Saskatchewan Office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives presented a night with former Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO) Kevin Page at the University of...
October 18, 2013 | Saskatchewan Office
The Supreme Court of Canda will hear an appeal on the constitutionality of Saskatchewan's Bills 5 and 6: the Public Services Essential Services Act and the Trade Union Amendment Act. Read the NUPGE...
October 18, 2013 |
CCPA-MB Research Associate, Pete Hudson, weighs in on seniors and the Education Property Tax (EPT). Read more in the latest Fast Facts, also published in the Winnipeg Free Press on October 17th.
October 17, 2013 | Manitoba Office
A new CCPA study finds that the traditional financial banking sector is not meeting the needs of all Canadians. According to the study there are many Canadians in large regions of the country not...
October 9, 2013 | National Office
University of Manitoba economist John Loxley has grave doubts about the City of Edmonton's claims that a P3 is the best option for their next LRT extention. The Parkland Institute published Loxley's...
October 8, 2013 |
A company called Career Builder last week released a list of the top ten "hot jobs" in Toronto, Ontario's largest job market. As CCPA Economist Armine Yalnizyan writes in the Globe's Economy Lab,...
October 7, 2013 | Ontario Office
This Vancouver Sun article summarizes the issue of the controversial Nanos Research poll which claimed to find that a majority of Canadians supported Bill C-377. It was found that Nanos did not...
October 4, 2013 |
Next Up, a leadership program for young social and environmental advocates co-hosted by CCPA, is holding a fundraiser in Ottawa on Thursday, October 10 at 6pm at 3-340 Metcalfe Street. 
October 2, 2013 | National Office
It's been five years since big Wall Street investment banks threw the global economy into a tailspin. On Wednesday’s episode of The Agenda, CCPA’s Senior Economist Armine Yalnizyan, Don Drummond, and...
September 27, 2013 | National Office
World-renowned author and environmentalist Lester R Brown will speak in Vancouver at a fundraiser for our BC Office's Climate Justice Project. More information and secure online ticket sales:...
September 25, 2013 | BC Office
The news that Blackberry could soon be bought up by Fairfax is an interesting twist in the Canadian tech darling's ongoing saga, and a faint light at the end of the tunnel for Ontario's economy, and...
September 25, 2013 | Ontario Office
Radio Canada International recently interviewed Erika Shaker, Director of CCPA's Education Project, about her recent report, Degrees of Uncertainty: Navigating the changing terrain of university...
September 20, 2013 |
In August 2013, the Province of Manitoba introduced changes to its RentAid Program.  Is it enough?
September 19, 2013 | Manitoba Office
CCPA Senior Economist Armine Yalnizyan has written a new blog post on why five years after the global economic crisis, inequality has become an inescapable political and economic issue, in Canada as...
September 19, 2013 |
The launch of Unifor Canada, after the merger of CAW and CEP, has created much commentary and provides us with new resources.  Thanks to Jim Stanford for providing these links: New Unifor website...
September 13, 2013 |