Sheila Block

Sheila Block is the Senior Economist at the CCPA Ontario office. She has been a long-time CCPA research associate and participant in the Ontario Alternative Budget roundtable and has extensive experience working within Ontario's progressive movements. Most recently, she was Director of Economic Analysis at the Wellesley Institute, focusing on labour market and public finance research. She has more than 15 years of research experience for organizations including the Ontario Federation of Labour, the Registered Nurses' Association of Ontario and the United Steelworkers. Sheila has an Honours B.A. in Economics from the University of British Columbia and a Master's degree in Economics from the University of Toronto.

Sheila Block
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May 11, 2016
Image: Flickr/Premier of Ontario Photography

Ontario job market remains on pause

Sheila Block
Employment in Canada hit the pause button in April, with job losses in Alberta offset by gains in British Columbia, Newfoundland and Labrador and New Brunswick.
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Dec 4, 2015
Image: Flickr/Alex Guibord

Toronto city budget winds are shifting

Sheila Block
A fresh breeze is creating a welcome shift in Toronto's tax conversation this week, led by the city's new manager and Mayor John Tory on his one-year anniversary.

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