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OTTAWA––Canada has earmarked $374 billion between federal and provincial governments in direct COVID-19 emergency spending, but almost every province is sitting on unspent funds, according to a new...
January 26, 2021 | National Office
OTTAWA – Selon une nouvelle étude du Centre canadien de politiques alternatives (CCPA), bien que le Canada ait affecté 374 milliards de dollars entre les gouvernements fédéral et provinciaux aux...
January 26, 2021 | National Office
OTTAWA––Heading into the COVID-19 pandemic, Canada’s 100 highest paid CEOs made 202 times more than the average worker made in 2019, according to a new report from the Canadian Centre for Policy...
January 4, 2021 | National Office
December 9, 2020 Halifax/Wolfville– In Nova Scotia there are 41,370 children who live in poverty based on the most recent data. The 2020 Report Card on Child and Family Poverty in Nova Scotia reveals...
December 9, 2020 | Nova Scotia Office
Following 50th anniversary of the Release of the Royal Commission on the Status of Women report, support for women in the economy is greatly needed.  December 8, 2020 OTTAWA, ON —  With the Throne...
December 8, 2020 | National Office
VANCOUVER—The promised economic benefits from coal mines in northeastern British Columbia (BC) are wildly overstated, while mining company pledges to protect vulnerable wildlife species are rarely...
December 3, 2020 | BC Office
TORONTO, VANCOUVER—Two veteran seniors care researchers have detailed federally mandated standards to reform long-term care amid a second wave of COVID-19 in a new discussion paper by the Canadian...
November 23, 2020 | National Office
HALIFAX, NS/CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI—In order to earn a living wage, a person working a full time, full year job in Charlottetown would need to be paid $19.30 an hour, according to a new report released...
November 2, 2020 | Nova Scotia Office
VANCOUVER - Les prévisions qui sous-tendent l’engagement de 12,6 milliards de dollars du gouvernement fédéral à l’égard du projet de doubler la capacité de l’oléoduc Trans Mountain (TMX) ne tiennent...
October 29, 2020 | BC Office
VANCOUVER - The assumptions underlying the federal government’s $12.6 billion commitment to the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project (TMX) no longer stand up in 2020, according to a new report...
October 29, 2020 | BC Office
Halifax,NS/St.John’s, NL—A new report released today, Many Dangers of Public-Private Partnerships (P3s) in Newfoundland and Labrador provides evidence about these deals that should make...
October 6, 2020 | Nova Scotia Office
October 1, 2020 Halifax, NS—Last night, Halifax Regional Council passed a motion that will make a real difference in the lives of some low-wage workers in the Halifax Regional Municipality. The CCPA-...
October 1, 2020 | Nova Scotia Office
(VANCOUVER) While millions of Canadians lost their jobs because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the country’s top 20 billionaires have amassed an average of nearly $2 billion each in wealth during six of...
September 16, 2020 | National Office, BC Office
OTTAWA — Three-quarters of Canadians—2.7 million people—who are receiving the Canadian Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) will be worse off when the benefit ends on September 27, according to the...
September 15, 2020 |
HALIFAX and SAINT JOHN—In order to earn a living wage, a person working a full-time, full-year job must earn $21.80 in Halifax, $19.55 in Antigonish, $17.65 in Cape Breton, $16.80 in Bridgewater and...
September 2, 2020 | Nova Scotia Office

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