News Releases

OTTAWA--Nova Scotia's record in post-secondary education has dropped that province to last place in Missing Pieces: An alternative guide to Canadian post-secondary education. In the fourth year of...
May 1, 2003 | National Office
(Vancouver) The information Canadians get on new prescription drugs from a major and trusted source of information—daily newspapers—is incomplete and may promote unrealistic expectations about the...
April 28, 2003 | National Office, BC Office
TORONTO-- Even before the SARS outbreak, our healthcare system was under stress. While workers in the health care system struggle to cope with a public health crisis, we should not lose sight of the...
April 24, 2003 | Ontario Office
(Vancouver) The BC government claims that changes to BC Hydro under its new Energy Plan are relatively minor. They are nothing of the sort--the changes will radically and irrevocably change the...
April 24, 2003 | BC Office
Manitoba's NDP government has not reversed the neglect of the poorest, most vulnerable Manitobans that was begun under the Filmon government. Money that could have been used to increase equality in...
April 17, 2003 | Manitoba Office
TORONTO--The Eves budget, released March 27, 2003 is a profound failure, delivering funding that falls far short of what is required for education and health reinvestment, and completely ignored the...
April 2, 2003 | Ontario Office
HALIFAX: According to the Nova Scotia Alternative Provincial Budget, prepared by the by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives - Nova Scotia (CCPA-NS), the government's income tax cut amounts to...
April 1, 2003 | Nova Scotia Office
TORONTO--Ontario will not be able to afford tax cuts and even a token commitment to revitalizing public services in the next fiscal year, even with higher-than-expected revenues for 2002-3 and a...
March 26, 2003 | Ontario Office
HALIFAX - With double digit growth anticipated for the cruise ship industry, ports in the Maritimes need to assess the economic, environmental and social impacts of cruise ships, according to a...
March 18, 2003 | Nova Scotia Office
TORONTO--Government housing policies are de-housing low-income, moderate and even middle-income renter households instead of giving them access to good quality, affordable homes, according to a study...
March 14, 2003 | Ontario Office
(Vancouver) The Vancouver 2010 Olympic Bid Corporation's claims that hosting the Winter Games will generate an employment boom are wildly exaggerated and not born out by the experience of previous...
February 21, 2003 | BC Office
(Vancouver) In spite of superficial changes, the 2003 BC Budget moves ahead with the government's plan of deep spending cuts, says the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. "The government...
February 18, 2003 | BC Office
OTTAWA--The majority of Canadians who want the federal government to abandon its narrow focus on tax cuts and debt reduction will find the social reinvestment they're looking for in Alternative...
February 17, 2003 | National Office
La majorité des Canadiennes et des Canadiens qui veulent que le gouvernement fédéral renonce à sa vision étroite de coupures d’impôt et de réduction de la dette trouveront le réinvestissement social...
February 17, 2003 | National Office
(Vancouver) Hosting the 2010 Winter Olympics cannot be justified on economic grounds alone. That is one of the key findings of Olympic Costs and Benefits: A Cost-Benefit Analysis of the Proposed...
February 14, 2003 | BC Office