National Office News Releases

VANCOUVER – Governments, employers and unions must all work urgently to address several critical weaknesses in Canada’s employment laws and policies to ensure the re-opening of the economy in the...
June 3, 2020 | National Office
OTTAWA – As provinces begin re-opening, following a COVID-19 enforced shutdown that protected millions of workers from high-risk workplaces, many workers will be pressured to go back to jobs that...
May 15, 2020 | National Office
TORONTO – The Bank of Canada (BoC) must “keep innovating” to help governments support jobs, protect public services, and address critical spending challenges through the COVID-19 era and beyond, says...
May 1, 2020 | National Office
TORONTO –– The COVID-19 crisis offers an opportunity to create a new, better normal at Canadian long-term residential care facilities, according to a new background report released today by the...
April 24, 2020 | National Office
OTTAWA— Canada’s payday loan companies will see windfall profits at the expense of low- and moderate-income people if governments don’t take immediate steps to tighten regulations on the industry, a...
April 14, 2020 | National Office, Ontario Office
OTTAWA – As new federal policies are created and adapted to attempt to counter the worst-case economic impacts of COVID-19, new analysis today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA)...
April 2, 2020 | National Office
OTTAWA—New analysis by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) estimates that the unemployment rate has likely already doubled or more due to COVID-19, with 2 million workers who have been...
March 26, 2020 | National Office
TORONTO – Close to half of working renters in Canada don’t have enough savings to pay their bills for more than a month if they lose their jobs, a new analysis by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
March 23, 2020 | National Office, Ontario Office
TORONTO – Près de la moitié des locataires canadiens ayant un emploi ne disposent pas d’assez d’économies pour payer leurs factures au-delà d’un mois s’ils perdent leur travail, montre une nouvelle...
March 23, 2020 | National Office, Ontario Office
Experts urge short, medium and long term action to support communities and buffer against impacts of ongoing pandemic  OTTAWA–Facing highly volatile headwinds due to the combination of COVID-19,...
March 17, 2020 | National Office
Des experts et expertes réclament des mesures à court, à moyen et à long terme afin de soutenir les collectivités et de les protéger contre les effets de la pandémie  OTTAWA—En proie aux turbulences...
March 17, 2020 | National Office
OTTAWA — A briefing note released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) recommends critical changes to the federal employment insurance (EI) program that could be rapidly...
March 16, 2020 | National Office
OTTAWA - Les frais de garde d’enfants demeurent inabordables dans la plupart des villes au Canada, selon une nouvelle étude publiée aujourd’hui par le Centre canadien de politiques alternatives (CCPA...
March 12, 2020 | National Office
OTTAWA — Child care fees remain unaffordably high in most cities, according to a new study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) that updates the ranking of the most...
March 12, 2020 | National Office
 OTTAWA — Canada’s 100 highest paid CEOs made 227 times more than the average worker made in 2018, surpassing all previous records, according to a new report from the Canadian Centre for Policy...
January 2, 2020 | National Office

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