National Office News Releases

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—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
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
OTTAWA— Over the last two decades, Canada has been sued more times than either Mexico or the U.S. under NAFTA's controversial investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) mechanism, and the problem is...
January 14, 2015 | National Office
A new report released today by the CCPA-NS in partnership with the Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL), highlights the complexity of youth employment, attraction and retention in...
January 7, 2015 | National Office, Nova Scotia Office
OTTAWA—Before lunch today—the first official work day of 2015—Canada’s highest paid CEOs will pocket what most Canadians work all year to earn, says the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’ (CCPA...
January 2, 2015 | National Office
OTTAWA—Implementing the first phases of a national pharmacare program would significantly lower costs to taxpayers, while improving health outcomes and access to care, says a report released today by...
December 3, 2014 | National Office
St John's – At a time when deficits are plaguing resource rich economies in Canada and global oil fluctuations are putting fuel on the fire, a report by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (...
November 24, 2014 | National Office

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