News Releases

OTTAWA – Canadians are working harder and smarter, contributing to a growing economy, but their paycheques have been stagnant for the past 30 years, says a new study by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
June 28, 2007 | National Office
(Vancouver) Numerous opportunities to generate jobs from coastal forests are routinely squandered and in the absence of much-needed reforms the situation will only worsen, says a new study released...
June 28, 2007 | BC Office
Jointly issued by: BC Federation of Labour; BC Government and Service Employees’ Union; Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives BC Office; Communications Energy & Paperworkers Union of Canada...
June 21, 2007 | BC Office
(Ottawa) Federal spending on multi-billion dollar military contracts has been mired in complaints of improper conduct as the government embarks on its $17 billion build-up of aircraft, helicopters,...
June 11, 2007 | National Office
HALIFAX: Nova Scotians need secure sources of energy if they are to meet the challenges of the twenty-first century, according to a report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
June 7, 2007 | Nova Scotia Office
OTTAWA—Canadians have been paying too much for gas for nearly two years, says an analysis released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. The analysis, by economist and CCPA research...
May 10, 2007 | National Office
(Ottawa) Surgical waitlists can be dramatically cut if governments develop a strategy to scale up innovations already underway in the public health care system, says a new study released today. Why...
May 8, 2007 | National Office
(Vancouver) Surgical waitlists can be dramatically cut if the BC government takes leadership by scaling up innovative projects already underway in the public system, a new study says. Why Wait?...
May 8, 2007 | BC Office
TORONTO – Ontario’s after-tax income gap between the richest and poorest 10% of families raising children under 18 has reached an all-time high, according to a new study released by the Canadian...
May 7, 2007 | National Office, Ontario Office
REGINA—The integrity of Canada's medicare system is being challenged on several clear and pressing fronts, say leading experts gathering for a two-day conference to fix Medicare. Queue-jumping, extra...
May 3, 2007 | National Office
Les experts voient des menaces à l'horizon pour les soins de santé REGINA—De toute évidence, l"intégrité du système d’assurance-santé du Canada est menacée sur plusieurs fronts et il est urgent d’...
May 3, 2007 | National Office
TORONTO—Ontario’s at-risk students are slipping through the cracks in the $1.2 billion funding gap caused by the province’s education funding formula, says a study released today by the Canadian...
May 1, 2007 | Ontario Office
(VANCOUVER) BC Hydro customers can expect their electricity bills to escalate dramatically in coming years, thanks to the provincial government’s energy policy. It bans BC Hydro from developing new...
April 24, 2007 | BC Office
TORONTO – Not a single province in Canada pays a minimum wage that lifts working Canadians out of poverty, concludes a study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. Bringing Minimum Wages...
March 26, 2007 | National Office, BC Office
Economic growth is supposed to benefit everyone, right? That’s not the case right now in Saskatchewan but it doesn’t have to be that way, says the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, which...
March 21, 2007 | Saskatchewan Office