National Office News Releases

OTTAWA—Last year, Canada’s largest publicly-traded companies paid out four times more to shareholders than it would have cost to fully fund their defined benefit (DB) pension plans, according to new...
November 21, 2017 | National Office
OTTAWA—After more than 200 sitting days in Parliament, the federal government has not lived up to the vast majority of its progressive promises, according to new analysis released today by the...
November 2, 2017 | National Office
 OTTAWA—A new study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) uncovers the best and worst cities to be a woman in Canada. Victoria ranks highest, while big gaps in income...
October 17, 2017 | National Office
OTTAWA— The benefits of small-business income splitting, also known as income sprinkling, are concentrated amongst Canada’s richest and not used by the vast majority of families declaring small...
September 26, 2017 | National Office
TORONTO, ONTARIO – With a business lobby-led economic impact assessment on Ontario’s Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, due out this August, economic experts are available to discuss the...
August 11, 2017 | National Office
OTTAWA—New research from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives reveals that a potential U.S. withdrawal from the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) would not have a major impact on...
June 29, 2017 | National Office
For the first time ever, Canada’s private sector is racking up debt faster than any other of the world’s 22 advanced economies, putting the country at risk of serious economic consequences, according...
June 22, 2017 | National Office
MEXICO CITY—On the heels of Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland’s visit to Mexico City to discuss NAFTA renegotiations with politicians and business leaders, civil society groups are holding...
May 26, 2017 | National Office
OTTAWA – Preferential tax treatments such as tax exemptions, credits, and loopholes have become a cash cow for Canada’s richest 10 per cent, says a new report by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
May 25, 2017 | National Office
OTTAWA – Selon un nouveau rapport du Centre canadien de politiques alternatives (CCPA), les traitements fiscaux préférentiels tels les exemptions, les crédits et les échappatoires sont devenus de...
May 25, 2017 | National Office
OTTAWA—Climate change policy in Canada remains underdeveloped and plagued by a wide “ambition gap” between government promises and policy action, according to a new report by the Canadian Centre for...
May 24, 2017 | National Office
OTTAWA—Following a panel’s recommendation to allow charities more freedom to speak out, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) welcomes the federal government’s decision to suspend the...
May 5, 2017 | National Office
OTTAWA—The federal government missed a key opportunity to walk the walk and tackle income inequality in today’s federal budget, says Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’ Senior Economist David...
March 22, 2017 | National Office
OTTAWA—Private financing of the proposed Canada Infrastructure Bank could double the cost of infrastructure projects, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA...
March 20, 2017 | National Office
OTTAWA – Le Centre canadien de politiques alternatives (CCPA) exhorte le gouvernement fédéral à déposer un budget qui respecte ses promesses de réduire les inégalités des revenus et stimule la...
March 9, 2017 | National Office

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