Updates from the CCPA

A new CCPA study examines Canada's debt and deficit and finds that debt in Canada—even after two years of stimulus—is still at very low levels compared to other countries, and compared to the mid-...
October 18, 2010 | National Office
Canada may have fared better than the U.S. during this past recession, but a full economic recovery should mean a jobs recovery. CCPA Senior Economist Armine Yalnizyan explains why Canada's falling...
October 18, 2010 | National Office
Today the OECD released a report on environmental taxes and found Canada ranks 29th out of 33 OECD member countries when it comes to taxing polluters. Canada's tax on environmental ills amounts to...
October 14, 2010 | National Office
A new report by the CCPA and the Rideau Instittute says the planned purchase of 65 F-35 stealth fighter jets is the result of a ‘pilot error’ by the Canadian government. Pilot Error: Why the F-35...
October 13, 2010 | National Office
Yesterday's economic update showcases how fragile Canada's economic recovery is and serves as the case against implementing austerity measures anytime soon. Read AFB Coordinator David Macdonald's...
October 13, 2010 | National Office
Join us December 10th in Toronto for an evening with Richard Wilkinson, author of The Spirit Level: Why Equality is Better for Everyone. The CCPA is pleased to co-sponsor this event. Please see...
October 13, 2010 | National Office, Ontario Office
The World Economic Forum ranks Canada 20th in a global ranking of women's equality, slipping behind the United States. Read the story here.
October 13, 2010 |
He's written a string of best sellers, now one of North America's sharpest observers is taking on income inequality. He shows how our attitudes toward the gap between the rich and the rest of us have...
October 12, 2010 |
Halifax, Nova Scotia – It is time for Nova Scotia to focus on real energy affordability instead of the dubious and opportunistic politics of energy price increases.  In a new report by the Canadian...
October 12, 2010 | Nova Scotia Office
Prominent Canadian women have a message for Prime Minister Stephen Harper: they refuse to be silenced. The women – feminists, activists, academics, economists, and former politicians – responded to...
October 12, 2010 | National Office
The CCPA’s 30th anniversary on November 18 welcomed a full house. We marked this special occasion with a gala dinner at the Chateau Laurier and an all-day conference at the University of...
October 7, 2010 | National Office
Although released in August, this Parliamentary Budget Office analysis examines the likelihood of government estimates of both GDP growth and deficit projections by using a "fan chart".  Instead of a...
October 7, 2010 | National Office
A new report by Toronto Community Foundation shows the gap between low and high income neighbourhoods in Toronto is growing while the middle class is shrinking. In 1970, 66 per cent of neighbourhoods...
October 6, 2010 | Ontario Office
Speech rights are one of our most precious freedoms, and never are they more vital than during an election. Yet in the lead-up to the 2009 provincial election in British Columbia, a significant...
October 5, 2010 | BC Office
On the weekend the Globe and Mail wrote about income inequality in the U.S., with some Canadian observations as well. Barrie McKenna writes: "Income is more evenly shared in Canada. But not by much...
October 4, 2010 |