economic inequality

Columnists
Aug 14, 2018
 Calgary Housing Action Initiative housing march. Photo: Grant Neufeld/Flickr

Why are people destitute in Canada?

A social safety net to ensure that every individual has enough to live on should be standard in a liberal democracy. Canada had such a social safety net, until it was abolished nearly 25 years ago.
News
Aug 10, 2018
Riot police confront demonstration. Photo: looking4poetry/Flickr

What the rich need now is hate, sweet hate

Humberto DaSilva
Extreme intolerance seems to be the 0.0001%'s new tack to ensure the energy of all the growing underclasses are not misdirected at them.
Blog
Apr 27, 2018
Saskatchewan Legislative Building. Photo: daryl_mitchell/Flickr

Ten things to know about the 2018 Saskatchewan budget

Nick Falvo
This budget, while relatively status quo, is mostly bad news for low-income households in the province. And this comes one year after a budget that announced significant cuts to social programs.
Blog
Mar 20, 2018
Street in Calgary. Photo: Brian Burke/flickr

Homelessness and employment: The case of Calgary

Nick Falvo
Too few jobs, inadequate income assistance programs, major health challenges and a lack of subsidized child care all pose barriers to employment for persons experiencing homelessness.
Blog
Dec 22, 2016
Photo: Mark Round/flickr

The year as we saw it: Ten charts that defined Ontario in 2016

Trish Hennessy
Manisha Aggarwal-Schifellite
The experts at the CCPA have been tracking economic developments in Ontario throughout the year. Here are 10 charts that helped define the state of income, work, and the role of government in 2016.

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