Updates from the CCPA

The Saskatchewan Office has just released a new edition of SaskNotes, detailing the success of the inaugural year of  the Next Up Youth Leadership program in the province.  Over the past six months,...
April 28, 2011 | Saskatchewan Office
Canada’s financial sector has been the greatest beneficiary of recent corporate income tax cuts, as well as from preferred tax rates applied to capital gains taxes and stock options. In total, the...
April 27, 2011 | National Office
On April 19, 2011, Winnipeg's Right to Housing coalition held a March for Housing to coincide with the Red Tent Day of Action across Canada. The march drew attention to the urgent need for affordable...
April 21, 2011 | Manitoba Office
Today we co-published a study with the Wilderness Committee that sets out key strategies for urban, suburban and rural areas that will improve transportation and quality of life at the same time....
April 18, 2011 | BC Office
A new CCPA study examines historical data on business investment and cash flow from 1961 through 2010, and, using econometric techniques, finds no evidence in the historical data that lower taxes...
April 13, 2011 | National Office
On the CCPA federal election blog, research associate David MacDonald takes a look at what the four major national federal parties are saying in their platforms vs. what they actually want to spend...
April 12, 2011 | National Office
Canada's Afghan training mission has a high risk of casualties and a low chance of success, says new report published by the CCPA and the Rideau Institute. Analysts Michael Byers and Stuart Webb...
April 11, 2011 | National Office
Moving Medicare Forward presents the argument for an expanded, truly equitable public health system in Canada. Featuring Saskatchewan's own Roy Romanow, Rosalee Longmoore and Steven Lewis, along with...
April 8, 2011 | Saskatchewan Office
The CCPA's law-student intern, Maria Gergin, has compiled a comprehensive account of the Harper government's crackdown on oppossing views. Her article, Silencing Dissent: The Conservative...
April 7, 2011 | National Office
A new CCPA study tracked 198 companies on the S&P/TSX composite from 2000 through 2009 and found those companies—Canada's largest corporations—are making 50% more profit and paying 20% less tax...
April 6, 2011 | National Office
The renegotiations of the federal-provincial-territorial health accord are on the horizon, and everyone is looking for a way to save money and improve health.  Sound impossible?  Why don’t we put our...
April 1, 2011 | National Office
Earlier this week, the Conservatives announced their first election plank of the campaign: the “Family Tax Cut,” or income splitting for couples with children, selling the plan as a helping hand for...
April 1, 2011 | National Office
The CCPA has launched a federal election blog to bring you expert analysis on the issues that will—or should—define the election. Making It Count features timely commentary from CCPA staff and...
March 28, 2011 | National Office
Why analyze a budget that was a live option for all of 45 minutes? Budgets reveal government priorities — and this budget could have ramifications for Canadians for many years to come. Click here...
March 24, 2011 | National Office
Budgets are about choices, they reflect a government's values and priorities. With a $250 billion federal budget, the Harper Government could choose to invest in programs like universal child care...
March 23, 2011 | National Office