News from Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA)
The majority of special education policies in place across Canada are more than 10 years old and out of step with current practices around inclusive education, says a report released today.
Women make less than men. In Canada. In the United States. In every country in the world. All you need to know about the wage gap.
Less wage discrimination for women, aboriginals, and visible minorities in public sector, not higher salaries overall: study
Women, aboriginal workers, and visible minority workers experience less wage discrimination in the public sector than in the private sector, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
The lower your income, the less likely you are to be able to surmount the 910 hours barrier to qualifying for EI in the first place.
A new Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives report challenges the Ontario government to take 10 steps to close the province's persistent pay gap between men and women.
This report focuses on the increasing pressures put on mothers to parent intensively -- and the concomitant lack of government policies to support them in this work.
Hennessy's Index is a monthly listing of numbers produced by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternative about Canada and its place in the world. This month's numbers are about Canada's First Nations.
The significant changes to the Employment Insurance (EI) program which are to be quickly implemented through Budget 2012 with very little consultation have not received enough critical attention.
A new law sets out longer eligibility dates for offenders, and makes it much harder to convince the National Parole Board to grant a pardon. And the Harper government is proposing to raise the cost of obtaining a pardon to $631 from $150.