National Office News Releases

OTTAWA—A new study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) reveals the best and worst cities to be a woman in Canada. According to the study, Victoria is the best city to...
July 15, 2015 | National Office
OTTAWA—The majority of special education policies in place across Canada are more than 10 years old and out of step with current practices around inclusive education, says a report released today by...
July 8, 2015 | National Office
OTTAWA— A new report, entitled Smart Defence: A plan for rebuilding Canada’s military, has just been released by the Rideau Institute and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). The study...
June 29, 2015 | National Office
OTTAWA—The wealth advantage for Canada’s affluent starts at a young age, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). The study, by CCPA Senior Economist David...
June 25, 2015 | National Office
OTTAWA—The federal budget’s claims regarding who would benefit from doubling the Tax Free Savings Account (TFSA) annual contribution ceiling exclude key contextual data thereby leading to erroneous...
June 1, 2015 | National Office
OTTAWA—The share of unionized workers in Canada has dropped by only two percent over the past generation, but union representation dramatically affects workers’ ability to move up the middle class...
May 1, 2015 | National Office
OTTAWA – Dès novembre 2015, la Cour suprême de la Colombie-Britannique commencera à entendre une contestation de la Medicare Protection Act (MPA) de la province qui, si elle est couronnée de succès,...
April 27, 2015 | National Office, BC Office
OTTAWA—As early as November 2015, the British Columbia Supreme Court will begin hearing a challenge to the provincial Medicare Protection Act (MPA) that, if successful, will impact all Canadians in...
April 27, 2015 | National Office, BC Office
OTTAWA—Today’s federal budget will do little to revitalize Canada’s sluggish job market and slow economic growth due to collapsing corporate investment in the tar sands, says the Canadian Centre for...
April 21, 2015 | National Office
OTTAWA—Tomorrow’s federal budget may deliver a surplus but it will fall short on delivering solutions to many of the problems Canadians are facing, says a report released today by the Canadian Centre...
April 20, 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
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—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
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

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