Updates from the CCPA

Applications are now being accepted for Next Up: a leadership program for young people committed to social and environmental justice. This is an amazing, intensive and transformative program the CCPA...
August 6, 2013 | National Office, BC Office
This report from the Broadbent Institute looks at employment standards, the enforcement deficit, and vulnerable workers in Canada. It was written by Daniel Tucker-Simmons, a law student from...
July 30, 2013 |
Jim Standord has posted a blog on the Progressive Economic Forum about Canada's dismal performance regarding job creation.  This blog complements the OECD's recently released Employment Outlook...
July 26, 2013 |
Applications are now being accepted for Next Up: a leadership program for young people committed to social and environmental justice. This is an amazing, intensive and transformative program the CCPA...
July 19, 2013 | Saskatchewan Office
From teaching dance to elementary school students, to using poetry about conflict in the Middle East to facilitate a classroom discussion about difference and acceptance, the arts provide students...
July 18, 2013 | National Office
The Ontario government has named a six-person panel to study a possible increase to the province's minimum wage, which has been frozen at $10.25 an hour since 2010. Read the news story about the...
July 17, 2013 | Ontario Office
  Beaverlodge Lake, a 57 square kilometer water body, and three other watersheds in northern Saskatchewan are seriously contaminated with uranium and selenium. Most of the contamination dates back to...
July 12, 2013 | Saskatchewan Office
As reported by NUPGE, the OPSEU produced Road Talk, a video blog that shows the effects of Right To Work legislation in those American states that have it, a well as how it has decimated unions in...
July 12, 2013 |
The Canadian Auto Workers just released a comprehensive history of union security in Canada called Where did our RIGHTS come from? The Rand Formula and the struggle for union security. It highlights...
July 11, 2013 |
A study released today, authored by CCPA research associate Kate McInturff, says that progress on ending violence against women in Canada is stalled by the absence of a coherent national policy and...
July 11, 2013 | National Office
Recently we asked you for some feedback. We posted a survey with one question (well, actually multiple questions disguised as one): Please share your thoughts about where the CCPA should go from here...
July 3, 2013 | BC Office
We are excited to announce the launch of the CCPA’s newly redesigned website! Aside from a spiffy new look, we hope you’ll find the site easier to navigate, and more fully integrated with our blogs...
July 3, 2013 | National Office
Is the Wall government playing a shell game with provincial employment numbers? The government regularly issues press releases - repeated by the media - claiming record job creation. However, how...
June 26, 2013 | Saskatchewan Office
A round-up of the latest updates and analysis of Bill C-377: Two Saskatechewan academics have argued that a 2011 Nanos Research poll (commissioned by Labour Watch) does not accurately reflect the...
June 24, 2013 |
Woven Words for Indigenous Education, the latest publication from CCPA's Education Project, brings together the reflections and perspectives of practising professionals in the field of Indigenous...
June 21, 2013 | National Office