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Where are your inflation dollars going?

Where are your inflation dollars going?

CCPA Senior Economist David Macdonald breaks down the numbers by creating a new methodology, which shows that corporate profits are eating up the vast majority of the extra inflation dollars, far outpacing increased labour costs or other expenses.

January 17, 2023

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Breakfast of champions
January 3, 2023

Breakfast of champions

The 100 best-paid CEOs in Canada broke every compensation record in the books in 2021, some of which reflects excess corporate profits due to record-high inflation.

Budget 2023: What if Ontario aimed to be average?
January 16, 2023

Budget 2023: What if Ontario aimed to be average?

Imagine how much better things could be if Ontario just aimed to be average, rather than low, on public spending

Advocates urge feds to adopt a regularization program for undocumented migrants
January 23, 2023

Advocates urge feds to adopt a regularization program for undocumented migrants

Federal cabinet ministers are expected to discuss regularization at a cabinet retreat this week

What is a just transition, and why does it matter?

What is a just transition, and why does it matter?

Alberta is trying to provoke a showdown with the feds over just transition legislation. What does that mean, anyway?

Why the feds flip-flopped and bought the F-35

Why the feds flip-flopped and bought the F-35

And why our work for common security must continue

Alberta's social studies curriculum pushes religious exceptionalism

Alberta's social studies curriculum pushes religious exceptionalism

The authors of the curriculum made choices that favour Christianity over other religions, and minimize the historical impact of non-Christians in Alberta.

Student debt is out of control in Canada

Student debt is out of control in Canada

The history of student debt in Canada paints a dire picture of a worsening situation for students and graduates. It's time governments take it seriously.

Three amigos or fair-weather friends?

Three amigos or fair-weather friends?

This week’s North American Leaders’ summit is soured by dubious challenges to Mexican food and energy sovereignty

6 things you need to know about income inequality in Canada

6 things you need to know about income inequality in Canada

Income inequality went down between 2015 and 2020, thanks to government supports. But COVID-19 economic shutdowns threw a wrench into the works.

The financialization of rental housing in Canada

The financialization of rental housing in Canada

Canada is experiencing a permanent rental housing affordability crisis, which has only intensified since the COVID-19 pandemic began. At the same time, we’re seeing a greater consolidation of rental housing apartments by financial firms, accelerating the “financialization of rental housing,” a trend underway in Canada since the 1990s.

Saskatchewan politicians love meaningless words

Saskatchewan politicians love meaningless words

It’s hard to interpret recent political announcements as anything other than deceptive

Arming ourselves in the fight against disinformation

Arming ourselves in the fight against disinformation

Disinformation, when practiced at scale, can fracture societies. It’s up to us to stop it.

Class(room) Consciousness

Class(room) Consciousness

I’ve often said that the work we do at CCPA fills me with both gratitude and pride. I still refer to this job as work I “get” to do, because I fundamentally believe that it is a privilege.

Disinformation: New tools, same poison

Disinformation: New tools, same poison

Disinformation didn’t spring out of nowhere—it’s a tool the powerful use to protect themselves from accountability

New national action plan to end gender-based violence falls short

New national action plan to end gender-based violence falls short

The federal action plan is not the national action plan we've been fighting for.

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