Updates from the CCPA

The recent 52-page edition of the CCPA’s journal, The CCPA Monitor, features articles and essays by Naomi Klein, Murray Dobbin, Linda McQuaig, Armine Yalnizyan, and a dozen other topnotch writers on...
December 17, 2009 | National Office
Armine Yalnizyan joined us in Saskatoon in October to speak on the continuing relevance of the Regina Manifesto. To listen to Armine's powerful and entertaining talk, visit here.
December 17, 2009 | Saskatchewan Office
Canadians could be forgiven for thinking that they spend a mere pittance on their military: politicians and pundits constantly bombard us with the claim that Canada is a military miser. But a new...
December 10, 2009 | National Office
Today CCPA-Manitoba released our 5th State of the Inner City Report - It Takes All Day To Be Poor, at Winnipeg's Circle of Life Thunderbird House.  CCPA director, Shauna MacKinnon, welcomed more than...
December 9, 2009 | Manitoba Office
Canada’s oil and gas industry creates significant environmental and social problems for Canadians. This is partly because of the nature of the for-profit, private-interest business corporation,...
December 4, 2009 | National Office
In an article on the Tyee, William Rees calls the Canadian government "criminally negligent" for its (lack of) policy on climate change. Meanwhile, in the Guardian, George Monbiot says that Canada is...
December 3, 2009 | BC Office
The Social Policy Research Unit at the University of Regina has just released its report card on child and family poverty in the province. Paul Gingrich and Fiona Douglas - the study's authors -...
December 3, 2009 | Saskatchewan Office
The Friends of the Sherbrook Pool presented CCPA-MB’s recently released “Winnipeg’s Best-Kept Secret” monograph at their AGM this week.  The report examines the important role the pool plays in the...
December 3, 2009 | Manitoba Office
The Honourable Ed Broadbent was the lunchtime speaker at a recent CCPA Alternative Federal Budget Roundtable in Ottawa. You can read the text of his speech here. You can watch his inspirational...
December 3, 2009 | National Office
If you're a regular visitor to the CCPA website you've probably noticed things are looking a little different around here. We've added new features and functions to our site to make it easier for you...
November 30, 2009 | National Office
Release of The State of the Inner City Report  2009 When: Wednesday, December 9th Lunch 11:30 a.m. Presentation 12 noon Where: Circle of Life Thunderbird House, 715 Main Street RSVP by December 4th...
November 27, 2009 | Manitoba Office
When The Toronto Star published CCPA research associate Hugh Mackenzie's editorial Can we have an adult conversation about taxes? the CCPA received a flood of positive responses. Canadians agree: it'...
November 27, 2009 |
The CCPA-NS’ second annual fundraising gala and 10th anniversary celebration (November 20) was a great success with good food, an excellent speaker and dancing to live music. The founding director...
November 26, 2009 | Nova Scotia Office
The current economic and financial situation has brought Canada’s retirement income system into sharp focus. Pension expert and CCPA Research Associate Monica Townson has written two policy briefs...
November 25, 2009 | National Office
Today, something remarkable happened. And, as remarkable as it is, it shows us how far behind Canada has fallen from its ideal self as a beacon of fairness, social justice and equality. Today, 20...
November 24, 2009 |