Trish Hennessy is the founding director of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives' (CCPA) Ontario office. She also founded and directed the CCPA's national project examining income inequality in Canada, which began in 2006. Her monthly Hennessy's Index takes a snapshot of key issues and breaks them down by the numbers.Trish is a former newspaper journalist. She has a B.A. Sociology from Queen's University, B.S.W. from Carleton University, and M.A. in Sociology from OISE/University of Toronto.