Updates from the CCPA

Working women in Ontario are doing all they can to get by: they're working hard, they're driving enrolments in bachelor and master's degree programs at our universitites. But when it comes to pay,...
April 8, 2013 | Ontario Office
For anyone doing research on work and gender, here is a valuable resource: the Gender and Work Database is housed at York University and maintained by a team of respected researchers. The GWD is...
April 8, 2013 |
After four austerity budgets and lots of hide and seek, there are finally some answers about what services federal departments are going to cut. CCPA’s Senior Economist David Macdonald has examined...
April 8, 2013 | National Office
Our newest study, co-published with the Wilderness Committee, shows how "zero waste" policies would protect BC's environment and climate and create jobs. Read the report and download the infographic...
March 28, 2013 | BC Office
For some old arguments in a new format, check out this Orwellian video, compliments of Target, for this season's newest line of anti-union propaganda. Two exemplary Target "team members" explain why...
March 28, 2013 | National Office
Union women fought hard for equity gains over the past five decades. In the current climate of recession, cutbacks, and austerity, are we now losing ground? A veryuseful website from York University ...
March 27, 2013 |
More and more we’re starting to hear how groups of precariously-employed workers are responding to the vagaries of the “new normal” labour market. From lower-skilled workers to professionals of all...
March 27, 2013 | National Office
  The 2013 Nova Scotia Alternative Provincial Budget invests in good jobs, strong communities, and participatory economics. It is a comprehensive budget that involved 30 plus collaborators and makes...
March 26, 2013 | Nova Scotia Office
Between two-thirds and four-fifths of known fossil fuel reserves have been deemed to be "unburnable carbon" that cannot safely be combusted without leading to catastrophic climate change.  A new...
March 26, 2013 | National Office, BC Office
The following CCPA staff, research associates, and Alternative Federal Budget partners have posted their budget analysis on our blog (watch this space—we'll be posting links as they come in): David...
March 21, 2013 | National Office
Saskatchewan Office Director Simon Enoch evaluates the provincial budget and whether our province is in the grips of the same fiscal delusions as Alberta. More Here. 
March 21, 2013 | Saskatchewan Office
Hugh Mackenzie and Trish Hennessy talk about the conversation Ontarians should be having about austerity measures. They indicate that there are plenty of revenue options for the province to rebuild...
March 20, 2013 | Ontario Office
A new report from CCPA-Ontario shows that Ontario hasn't returned to pre-recession economic health, and finds that austerity measures are compounding the problem by effectively slowing economic...
March 17, 2013 | Ontario Office
Like Canada, Norway has considerable petro-wealth. However, unlike Canada, the Norwegian government has a hand in the development, allocation and sharing of this valuable resource. CCPA’s Executive...
March 13, 2013 | National Office
On March 12th, the CCPA released the Alternative Federal Budget 2013: Doing Better Together. This year's AFB shows how growth-killing austerity can be replaced by a plan that strengthens the economy...
March 11, 2013 | National Office