News Releases

(Vancouver) In the wake of the BC government’s shockingly low 20-cent increase to the minimum wage, a new report suggests that such small changes fail to adequately reduce poverty and inequality, and...
April 14, 2015 | BC Office
TORONTO – Two working parents with two children need to each earn a minimum of $18.52 an hour just to make ends meet in Toronto, says a new study from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’...
April 10, 2015 | Ontario Office
HALIFAX— If Nova Scotia hopes to move forward, the current tax system must change. Cuts to corporate taxes and income taxes for the highest earners and increasing reliance on consumption taxes will...
April 8, 2015 | Nova Scotia Office
(Vancouver) As the Metro Vancouver transportation and transit plebiscite continues to dominate public discussion, a new study offers insights into how parents of young children travel from place to...
April 2, 2015 | BC Office
HALIFAX—The Nova Scotia government is set to release the provincial budget on April 9. To help Nova Scotians understand the government’s budgetary decisions, the Canadian Centre for Policy...
April 1, 2015 | Nova Scotia Office
OTTAWA—The 2015 Alternative Federal Budget (AFB), released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA), demonstrates that the federal government’s continued obsession with austerity...
March 19, 2015 | National Office
OTTAWA—L’Alternative budgétaire pour le gouvernement fédéral (ABGF) de 2015 dévoilée aujourd’hui par le Centre canadien de politiques alternatives (CCPA) démontre que l’obsession persistante du...
March 19, 2015 | National Office
(Victoria) Budget 2015 demonstrates a short-sighted focus on recording a surplus instead of a long-term vision that would address serious social and environmental deficits, says Iglika Ivanova,...
February 17, 2015 | BC Office
TORONTO – The political drama that's been unfolding at the Toronto District School Board (TDSB) over school closures and tight funding is totally avoidable, says the author of a new study from the...
February 10, 2015 | Ontario Office
OTTAWA—The defining features of the Canadian economy during the NAFTA era have been slower GDP growth, a surge in corporate concentration, and heightened income inequality, says a study released...
February 9, 2015 | National Office
(Vancouver) Today the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) released a study that examines what transition away from fossil fuels means for workers—and their families and communities—who...
January 28, 2015 | BC Office
OTTAWA—The current federal government's approach to family policy is falling short of the needs of parents, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). The...
January 27, 2015 | National Office
OTTAWA—Investigations to date into the Lac-Mégantic disaster—the most comprehensive of which is the August 2014 Transportation Safety Board (TSB) report—leave too many unanswered questions, says a...
January 20, 2015 | National Office
OTTAWA – Selon une étude publiée aujourd'hui par le Centre canadien de politiques alternatives (CCPA), les enquêtes sur la catastrophe de Lac-Mégantic – la plus complète étant le rapport du mois d'...
January 20, 2015 |
TORONTO – The City of Toronto hasn't been using all of the tax room that it has at its disposal – it's sitting on more than $600 million in untapped potential revenue, says a study from the Canadian...
January 19, 2015 | Ontario Office

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