News Releases

The federal government's projected budget surplus of $8 billion for the current fiscal year should be rolled into an innovative Kyoto Investment and Transition Fund instead of being used to reduce...
January 27, 2003 | National Office, BC Office
(Vancouver) The CCPA has published a policy brief called "Health care restructuring in BC." It considers the implications of the provincial government's plan for health care reorganization, announced...
January 24, 2003 | BC Office
OTTAWA--The Canadian government must take decisive action now to halt the commercialization of health care, says the 2003 report of Social Watch Canada to be presented this week at the annual World...
January 24, 2003 | National Office
OTTAWA‹If the federal government fails to get back in the health care game with increased funding, and by using its legal and moral authority to prevent the growth of the private system, it will be...
January 23, 2003 | National Office
Si le gouvernement fédéral ne recommence pas à participer au système de santé public en y injectant des fonds supplémentaires et en employant son pouvoir juridique et moral pour prévenir la...
January 23, 2003 | National Office
(OTTAWA) Of the three competing visions for health care that are on the table -- proposed by Senator Michael Kirby, Roy Romanow, and the provinces -- only one will end up defining the direction of...
January 22, 2003 | National Office
(Vancouver) A new study from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives shows that BC’s income tax cuts concentrated dollars in Greater Vancouver, already the wealthiest part of the province, while...
January 21, 2003 | BC Office
Death through attrition and a barrage of anti-union legislation is the future for the Canadian labour movement unless it aggressively organizes thousands of new members every year. That's the...
December 19, 2002 | National Office
OTTAWA--Canadians may view their country as a land of opportunity, but it is also a land of deep and abiding inequality in its distribution of personal wealth. This is the key conclusion of Rags and...
December 12, 2002 | National Office, BC Office
(Winnipeg) Aboriginal high-school students want the education necessary to enable them to participate fully in Canadian society and in their own self-governance, but they do not want to abandon what...
December 11, 2002 | Manitoba Office
Should health care professionals and support staff have the right to strike? Why have more than 200,000 of them walked off the job for varying periods since 1999--whether they had the legal right to...
December 10, 2002 | National Office, Nova Scotia Office
OTTAWA--The Romanow report is a clear rejection of the status quo and a pragmatic step in the right direction to secure the future of public health care, according to CCPA economist Armine Yalnizyan...
November 28, 2002 | National Office
OTTAWA--Spurred by a plummeting Canadian dollar which has been subjected to strong speculative pressures during the last decade, support has built up for greater monetary integration and even for an...
November 21, 2002 | National Office
(Vancouver) The BC government is forfeiting hundreds of jobs and millions of dollars in revenue by allowing a dramatic increase in raw log exports. An estimated 800 forestry jobs, or $162 million in...
November 20, 2002 | BC Office