Nova Scotia Office News Releases

(HALIFAX, NS)—A new report, A Rising Tide to Lift All Boats: Recommendations for Advances to Nova Scotia’s Labour Standards Code, from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives–Nova Scotia office...
August 1, 2019 | Nova Scotia Office
(HALIFAX, NS)—A new report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Nova Scotia office examines the Highway 104 Western Alignment highway, known as the Cobequid Pass Toll Highway. The report...
June 3, 2019 | Nova Scotia Office
(HALIFAX, NS/ST.JOHN’S, NL)—In order to earn a living wage, a person working a full time, full year job in St. John’s would need to be paid $18.85 an hour, according to a new report released today by...
May 7, 2019 | Nova Scotia Office
Halifax—The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Nova Scotia (CCPA-NS) released a new report today that provides a snapshot of what it is like for Early Childhood Educators (ECE) to work in the...
January 30, 2019 | Nova Scotia Office
June 25, 2018 (Halifax, NS)----Covering the costs to raise a family in the Maritimes requires two adults to be working full-time earning a living wage of $19 an hour in Halifax, $18.18 in Saint John...
June 25, 2018 | Nova Scotia Office
(Halifax, NS)----Le montant dont une famille de quatre personnes a besoin quand les deux parents travaillent à temps plein- un salaire convenable--est 19 $ par l’heure à Halifax, 18,18 $ à Saint Jean...
June 25, 2018 | Nova Scotia Office
JUNE 20, 2018 (SAINT JOHN, NB)— In order to earn a living wage, a person working a full time, full year job in Saint John would need to be paid $18.18 an hour, according to a new report released...
June 20, 2018 | Nova Scotia Office
March 19, 2018 HALIFAX—The Nova Scotia Alternative Budget 2018, released by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Nova Scotia today, is a blueprint of a budget for the people. The report lays...
March 19, 2018 | Nova Scotia Office
HALIFAX — 13,690 children, almost one in five, were living in poverty in Halifax in 2015, according to a new fact sheet released on child and family poverty within the Halifax Regional Municipality (...
December 13, 2017 | Nova Scotia Office
Halifax – The 2017 Report Card on Child and Family Poverty in Nova Scotia reveals that 35,870 children or more than 1 in 5 children in Nova Scotia were living in poverty in 2015. As primary author,...
November 21, 2017 | Nova Scotia Office
Halifax—With the looming federal government deadline for provinces to institute their own carbon pricing scheme or have it imposed, the next Nova Scotia government will have a small window to move...
May 4, 2017 | Nova Scotia Office
Halifax—The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Nova Scotia released its annual Nova Scotia Alternative Budget today, a week in advance of the current government’s tabling what is likely to be...
April 20, 2017 | Nova Scotia Office
HALIFAX/ANTIGONISH, NS—Two working parents with two children need to each earn a minimum of $19.17 an hour to make ends meet in Halifax, and $17.30 an hour in Antigonish, says a new study released...
December 19, 2016 | Nova Scotia Office
HALIFAX—While there was a slight decrease in child poverty nationally between 2013 and 2014, the child poverty rate in Nova Scotia remains stubbornly high, says the 2016 Nova Scotia Child and Family...
November 24, 2016 | Nova Scotia Office
HALIFAX – The provincial government’s austerity program is misguided and is making the real challenges facing Nova Scotia worse, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
October 12, 2016 | Nova Scotia Office