Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives

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The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives is an independent, non-partisan research institute concerned with issues of social and economic justice. Founded in 1980, the CCPA is one of Canada’s leading progressive voices in public policy debates.
September 10, 2014 |
The study looks at trends in tuition and compulsory fees in Canada since 1993, projects fees for each province for the next four years, and ranks the provinces on affordability.
May 7, 2014 |
The report 'Path to Prosperity?' looks at forecasts for Asian energy markets, time and cost associated with developing and the plan to earn royalties and finds all is not right.
April 28, 2014 |
A new report provides an index of gender equality in Canada's 20 largest metropolitan areas.
February 7, 2014 |
It delivers a plan that would lift 855,000 Canadians out of poverty, reduce income inequality, boost the economy, and lower unemployment to 5.4 per cent.
January 22, 2014 |
Even without the full details, there are other reasons to doubt his promise. For starters: there aren't a million unemployed people in Ontario.
January 17, 2014 |
Canada has not seen the kind of energized and far-reaching calls and protest movements for raising the minimum wage as in the states, the working poor in this country face similar difficulties.
January 10, 2014 |
Statistics Canada data reveals that BC’s labour market stalled in 2013, despite the much-hyped BC Jobs Plan launched over two years ago.
December 18, 2013 |
Canada Post announced a series of changes which included cutting staff, phasing out door-to-door mail delivery to urban residents, and a new pricing system, among others.
December 11, 2013 |
Statistics Canada reported that employment grew by 22,000 in November. But 20,000 of those new jobs were part-time.
November 27, 2013 |
Whether it be throughout the U.S., Canada or the U.K., the inadequacy of the minimum wage to meet basic needs is well documented.
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