Updates from the CCPA

Macleans magazine has created a great simple online calculator to help Canadians see where they belong on the income inequality scale. Click here to plug in your annual income and find out where you...
October 25, 2011 | National Office
A new CCPA study argues that we need a fundamental rethinking of where Canada is going in its energy policy. Climate Change and the Canadian Energy Sector: Implications for Labour and Trade Unions,...
October 25, 2011 | National Office
The Saskatchewan Office would like to thank all of you who came out to hear Linda McQuaig in Regina and Saskatoon last week. For those of you that missed Linda, we have the first part of her...
October 24, 2011 | Saskatchewan Office
We're pleased to introduce our 2012 Calendar: An Agenda for Social Change. This is about more than keeping you organized—each month identifies and describes key dates in Canada's social justice...
October 19, 2011 | National Office
                                            Award-winning journalist and best-selling author Linda McQuaig will speak in both Regina and Saskatoon on Wednesday October 19th and Thursday October 20th...
October 17, 2011 | Saskatchewan Office
 The recent decision by the European Union (EU) to disregard Canadian government pressure and forge ahead with regulations that recognise the higher green-house-gas intensity of fuel produced from...
October 14, 2011 | National Office
In a new blog post, the CCPA's Trish Hennessy looks at the evolution of framing income inequality and how the Occupy Wall Street movement has shifted the frame once more. Click here to read Trish's...
October 13, 2011 | National Office
We hope you can join us in Ottawa on Thursday, October 20 for a CCPA-sponsored book launch and panel discussion at the Parliament Pub, 101 Sparks Street Ottawa.  Register for this free event at:...
October 13, 2011 | National Office, Ontario Office
CCPA senior economist Armine Yalnizyan, was presented with the Ontario Public Health Association’s Award of Excellence on October 5, 2011 at their annual meetings. She accepted this honour on behalf...
October 6, 2011 | National Office, Ontario Office
The CCPA is proud to present Stephen Lewis and Michele Landsberg—two of Canada’s leading thinkers and recipients of the Order of Canada—as this year's featured guests for the David Lewis Lecture in...
October 5, 2011 | National Office, Ontario Office
CCPA Research Associate Jim Stanford was on CBC's Power & Politics weighing in on Ontario's economy and the province's three main party platforms heading into the October 6 election. Listen in...
September 28, 2011 | Ontario Office
The leaders of the Liberal, Conservative and New Democratic parties debated live on TV last night. While the pundits wrestle over who won or who lost, the CCPA's Hugh Mackenzie provides a reality...
September 28, 2011 | Ontario Office
A new study from the BC Office calls for a more fair and effective approach to residential energy efficiency in BC as part of an aggressive climate action framework. We recommend protecting low-...
September 27, 2011 | BC Office
The direct cost of poverty for the NB government is an estimated $500 million per year--6.5% of the 2009/10 provincial budget.  Health care spending alone amounts to $196 million per year, an amount...
September 27, 2011 | Nova Scotia Office
A former CEO makes a refreshing case for CEOs to abandon the current short-term 'conventional wisdom' and to operate according to more sustainable practices in this Harvard Business Review blog.
September 27, 2011 | National Office