News Releases

Regina — The Saskatchewan government maintains that their proposed privatization of the province’s liquor retailing system will not result in diminished government revenues. However, a new joint...
December 3, 2014 | Saskatchewan Office
OTTAWA—Implementing the first phases of a national pharmacare program would significantly lower costs to taxpayers, while improving health outcomes and access to care, says a report released today by...
December 3, 2014 | National Office
St John's – At a time when deficits are plaguing resource rich economies in Canada and global oil fluctuations are putting fuel on the fire, a report by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (...
November 24, 2014 | National Office
Halifax—This 25th anniversary of the House of Commons pledge to end child poverty is a shameful one in Nova Scotia, and indeed Canada. Not only have we broken the promise to end child poverty for the...
November 24, 2014 | Nova Scotia Office
OTTAWA—While Finance Minister Joe Oliver is expected to announce a balanced budget today, a report by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives examines the toll federal austerity measures have had...
November 12, 2014 | National Office
OTTAWA—A new study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) reveals the most and least affordable cities for child care in Canada. The study examines, for the first time,...
November 10, 2014 | National Office
OTTAWA — Le Centre canadien de politiques alternatives (CCPA) a publié aujourd’hui une nouvelle étude qui révèle les villes où les garderies sont les plus abordables et les moins abordables au Canada...
November 10, 2014 | National Office
OTTAWA—Progress towards gender equality in Canada has stalled, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. The study, a shadow report on Canada's Implementation of the...
November 5, 2014 | National Office
OTTAWA – La progression vers l'égalité entre les sexes au Canada a stagné, selon une étude rendue publique aujourd'hui par le Centre canadien de politiques alternatives. Cette étude, un rapport...
November 5, 2014 | National Office
(Vancouver) A paper released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives illuminates a gap in our thinking and our policies at the intersection of climate change and immigration. Preparing...
November 5, 2014 | BC Office
OTTAWA—Burger King's proposed takeover of Tim Hortons is likely to have overwhelmingly negative consequences for Canadians, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives...
October 30, 2014 | National Office
OTTAWA—Women, aboriginal workers, and visible minority workers experience less wage discrimination in the public sector than in the private sector, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre...
October 29, 2014 | National Office
OTTAWA—Les femmes, les travailleurs autochtones et les membres d’une minorité visible font l’objet d’une discrimination moindre au chapitre de la rémunération dans le secteur public que dans le...
October 29, 2014 | National Office
 HALIFAX – A member of the Nova Scotia Hydraulic Facturing (Fracking) Review Panel clarifies the economics of adopting a serious ban on exploration and exploitation of shale gas reserves in a new...
October 27, 2014 | Nova Scotia Office
TORONTO – As candidates across Ontario trade promises for votes in the lead up to the October 27 municipal election, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives releases a report that looks at the...
October 22, 2014 |