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TORONTO--Six years of Harris government housing policy, including massive social housing cuts and growing handouts to private developers, has been a dismal failure, according to a technical report...
May 2, 2001 | Ontario Office
(Vancouver) A new study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives says that the current debate about addiction is incomplete. Public debate about addiction prevention, treatment,...
April 30, 2001 | National Office, BC Office
OTTAWA--Canadian farmers are struggling with near-record low prices and many face bankruptcy unless the current crisis is adequately addressed by the federal and provincial governments. But...
April 25, 2001 | National Office
TORONTO -- Despite claims by the Harris government to the contrary, health care spending is not out of control in Ontario, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives...
April 24, 2001 | Ontario Office
Washington, D.C. - An evaluation of the North American Free Trade Agreement on its seventh anniversary finds a continent-wide pattern of stagnant worker incomes, lost job opportunities, increased...
April 11, 2001 | National Office
Toronto--The only way the Ontario government can avoid a budget deficit in 2001-02 is to suspend the implementation of further tax cuts. That's the conclusion of a study prepared for the Ontario...
April 9, 2001 | Ontario Office
The Manitoba Alternative (Alternative Provincial Budget 2001-02), co-produced by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Manitoba and Cho!ces: A Coalition for Social Justice, demonstrates some of...
April 4, 2001 | Manitoba Office
(Ottawa)--The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives released a new report today that sheds light on the Free Trade Area of the Americas. In the absence of a public draft FTAA text, "Inside the...
March 29, 2001 | National Office, BC Office
(Ottawa)–Le Centre canadien de politiques alternatives a émis un nouveau rapport aujourd’hui, qui jette de la lumière sur la Zone de libre-échange des Amériques. En l’absence d’une ébauche publique...
March 29, 2001 | National Office, BC Office
Winnipeg is growing slowly. As a result, Winnipeggers suffer from entirely unwarranted feelings of inferiority, and these feelings are displayed in the way the city promotes itself as a tourist...
March 19, 2001 | Manitoba Office
Ottawa--Canada can afford to extend Medicare to cover pharmaceuticals, and should do so by introducing a national program to cover drug costs, says the author of a new CCPA study. Dr. Joel Lexchin...
March 15, 2001 | National Office
Ottawa--Multinational courier companies are attempting to impose postal policy reforms rejected by Parliament and the Canadian public through the back door of WTO trade negotiations and litigation,...
March 5, 2001 | National Office
Ottawa - Selon un tout récent rapport du Centre canadien de politiques alternatives, les entreprises multinationales de messageries s’en remettent aux négociations commerciales et à la procédure de...
March 5, 2001 | National Office
OTTAWA--Contrary to repeated assurances from the Minister of International Trade and other federal government officials that Canada's health care system is protected from trade challenge under the...
February 19, 2001 | National Office
OTTAWA – Contrairement aux garanties répétées données par le ministre du Commerce international et d’autres fonctionnaires gouvernementaux à l’effet que le système de soins de santé du Canada est...
February 19, 2001 | National Office