Trish Hennessy is the founding director of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’ new Ontario office. She was also the founding director of the CCPA’s national project to assess income inequality in Canada and is an ongoing contributor to the CCPA’s Growing Gap team. A former newspaper journalist, Trish has a B.A. in sociology from Queen’s University, a B.S.W. from Carleton University, and an M.A. from OISE, at the University of Toronto. Trish grew up in rural Saskatchewan.