State of the Inner City Report 2015: Drawing on our Strengths

It has recently been claimed in the media that nothing is working in the fight against poverty. The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’ State of the Inner City Report 2015: Drawing on Our Strengths, shows that this is not the case. Important poverty-related...

Poor Housing: A Silent Crisis

Poor Housing: A Silent Crisis is a compilation of essays edited by Josh Brandon and Jim Silver, co-published by Fernwood Publishing and CCPA Manitoba. It was launched at McNally Robinson on October 21 and a community symposium on October 22 at WestEnd Commons....

The Impact of the Harper Government’s ‘Tough on Crime’ Strategy

Crime rates in Canada have been steadily drop­ping for over a decade, while prison populations have been increasing in recent years. Commenta­tors have attributed this disconnection between falling crime rates and increasing incarceration numbers to the Harper...