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The CCPA–BC Aug 19
Corporations and workplaces are among the most powerful institutions in our society & daily lives, but there's little pretense of democratic control—something that needs to change, says .
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CCPA Ontario Aug 19
De-skilling skilled trades in Ontario won’t attract new workers, writes , new on the blog. "If employers want to attract more apprentices, it’s easy: make sure the jobs are well paid...safe and welcoming to new applicants."
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The CCPA Aug 19
The consequence: "Households don’t have as much money for other priorities and buying other things in the economy,” tells 's in this in-depth look at Canada's . Our recent report:
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Erika Shaker Aug 16
‘A recent poll showed that 72% of people in Cda are anxious about jobs, climate & quality of life. This very real anxiety is being exploited in the election, w/ an easy villain—the immigrant—pushed into the spotlight’
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The CCPA Aug 16
"We're told that an increase in low-wage temporary foreign workers drives down wages...Wages are not lowered by any individual or group of workers, but by the employer class that profits from their labour" breaks down popular anti-immigrant myths
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The CCPA Aug 15
The who, why and how of social media engagement are much more important than the where in today’s media environment, our digital media coordinator ⁦⁩ tells ⁦⁩ conference.
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The CCPA Aug 15
Our media coordinator, speaking at this year's mini conference about making and landing media moments.
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The CCPA Aug 15
"The difference in hiring practices across the country highlights the need for data on both the rate of contract appointments and the number of contract faculty members." provides an update on Canadian universities' precarity problem.
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Seth Klein Aug 14
BC’s Oil and Gas Commission: A captured regulator. New -BC report by : via
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NFF Aug 14
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives estimates adult sexual assault and cost more than $12-billion, or $334 per person annually.
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The CCPA Aug 14
Did you know? The last debate on women's rights took place 35 years ago today. If nothing changes this will be the 10th federal election in a row where the leaders don't commit to discussing: 🔲 Gender-based violence 🔲 Reproductive rights 🔲 The wage gap
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Charlie Smith Aug 12
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The CCPA–BC Aug 12
Politicians have underestimated the public on climate change, a new poll commissioned by former CCPA–BC director shows. Most surveyed believe the government is doing too little to combat climate change. Read Seth’s analysis.
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Seth Klein Aug 12
When it comes to climate action, the public is ahead of our politics: Analysis of national climate poll I commissioned from is out this morning via
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Seth Klein Aug 12
New climate poll out this morning...
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Michal Rozworski Aug 7
I went on to discuss today's housing announcement. It's vastly insufficient but points the way to what's needed: massive investment in public housing that transforms the housing market towards the needs of the many
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Erika Shaker Aug 7
Given ’s funding-on-hold announcement, I’m reposting this piece I wrote on the role play in community building, public infrastructure, civic engagement & social innovation. Support your libraries, people!
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Erika Shaker Aug 7
'min wage workers would have to work 54 hrs/wk to be able to afford a 1-bedroom apartment in [64 hrs/wk for a 2-bedroom].This is surprising, considering the fact that min wage was raised to $14/hr just last year'
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Erika Shaker Aug 5
'The underrepresentation & undervaluing of women’s academic work is not new. And...racialized communities, persons with disabilities, & Indigenous peoples are also in the same situation or worse'
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Richard Matern Aug 3
An informative (and scary) interactive map from ; Rental Wages in Canada | Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives
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