CCPA

While many workers were laid off and had to rely on income support of $500/week during the pandemic, the stock market boom means half of CEOs will likely see an increase in their compensation for 2020.

(2021-01-15)Read more

If work-from-home (WFH) arrangements become more prevalent in the post-COVID world, they must be a tool to improve equity, not a hindrance.

(2020-06-17)Read more

This video provides facts and arguments to help us push back against the agenda of cost-cutting that is hurting public services and hurting the province.

(2019-11-28)Read more

These alternatives would bring down the deficit and leave most Ontarians better off than the cuts the Ford government is proposing.

(2019-04-11)Read more

"All families and children deserve access to a seamless system that better supports our educators and addresses the inequities that exist between centres across communities in Nova Scotia.” — Kelly Ann Hamshaw, Executive Director of the Kingstec Campus Learning Centre in Kentville

(2019-02-01)Read more

"This trade deal will rig the Canadian economy in favour of powerful corporations. It is an outright betrayal of workers. It will do nothing to stop climate change, and it will certainly exacerbate income and wealth inequality.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

(2018-10-26)Read more

For workers, even after deductions, an increase in the minimum wage provides two times the benefit of a tax cut.

(2018-04-19)Read more

The richest 10 per cent of families earn 190 per cent of the average of Ontario families’ earnings. — CCPA report

(2017-08-15)Read more

Think tank unveils plan to cut poverty, create jobs, and close tax loopholes.

(2017-03-15)Read more

"Our work has told us that income inequality is only made worse through tax loopholes like the one for stock options. Canadians are fed up with the government line of "there's not enough money." They know that the wealthy and corporations are still benefiting from a tax system structured to maintain their wealth." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

(2017-01-13)Read more

New report prepared by legal experts and published by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives find that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) seriously undermines the future of Canada's public post office.

(2016-08-15)Read more

"The TPP copyright provisions, if ratified, could potentially “lead to millions of dollars in roy­alty payments being transferred out of Canada, the increased criminaliz­ation of copyright law, and a loss of policy flexibility for future Canadian copyright reforms." — Michael Giest, Canada Research Chair in Internet and E-commerce Law, University of Ottawa

(2016-08-05)Read more

Study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives finds that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) will have significant adverse impact on Canada's automotive industry.

(2016-07-12)Read more

Between 2008 and 2014, CEOs made 184 times more than the average wage in Canada.

(2016-01-08)Read more

The report highlights that high fees are not the only issue. Even if Canadians can afford child care, there are long waiting lists due to the lack of available regulated spaces.

(2015-12-11)Read more

From the economy to the environment, social programs to foreign policy, health care to tax cuts, the tar sands to free trade deals, and many other areas, the 36 contributors to the book detail the facts and key moments of the 40th and 41st parliamentary sessions.

(2015-10-07)Read more

Study ranks Canada’s 25 largest metropolitan areas based on a comparison of how men and women are faring in five areas: economic security, leadership, health, personal security, and education.

(2015-07-15)Read more

*“A big element that the provincial government is missing is that the program will be partially self-financing as more women will be able to go to work.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

(2015-07-13)Read more

Lawsuits against Canada under NAFTA's Chapter 11, investor-state disputes, are making Canada, according to the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development, the most "sued country in the developed world." — Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

(2015-01-15)Read more

Even the seemingly small step of allowing four new private liquor stores to open — two in Regina and two in Saskatoon — will mean lost revenue of approximately $3.5-$7.5 million each year, according to the new report.

(2014-12-04)Read more