News Releases

OTTAWA--The 10th annual Alternative Federal Budget cuts to the heart of federal funding scandals - not with more tax cuts and spending restraints but with hard measures of accountability to clean up...
March 16, 2004 | National Office
OTTAWA—La 10e édition de l’Alternative budgétaire pour le gouvernement fédéral s’attaque à la racine des scandales sur le financement, non pas à coups de compressions de dépenses et de réductions d’...
March 16, 2004 | National Office
ST. JOHN'S--While Newfoundland and Labrador must face a number of important issues of financial management in the next few years, provincial finances are not spiraling out of control, and they do not...
March 11, 2004 | National Office
The debate over Winnipeg mayor Glen Murray's proposed New Deal for Winnipeg is central to the City's future. His assertion that the services gap that Winnipeg currently faces is not sustainable, and...
March 9, 2004 | Manitoba Office
(Vancouver) Recent changes to the province's Employment Standards Act mean BC is now the most child labour-friendly jurisdiction in North America. Who's Looking Our for Our Kids? Deregulating Child...
March 4, 2004 | BC Office
Cancer has become such an epidemic that 41% of Canadian males and nearly 38% of Canadian females will develop some form of the disease, and 27% of males and 23% of females will die from it. While...
March 4, 2004 | National Office, Manitoba Office
(Vancouver) Gary Collins tabled his first balanced budget as Finance Minister today, but his projections for 2004/05 leave little room to move. "This budget is balanced, but on a razor's edge," says...
February 17, 2004 | BC Office
(Vancouver) The provincial government needs to prepare British Columbia for a world class performance in 2010, rather than ignoring pressing social and economic needs. That's the goal of the Canadian...
February 12, 2004 | BC Office
(Halifax) A report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) finds that the current and anticipated PEI deficits are manageable and well within the capacity of the province...
February 11, 2004 | Nova Scotia Office
OTTAWA--Every year since the elimination of the federal budget deficit in 1997, the government's record of forecasting its own surplus has been abysmal--and this year is no different, according to a...
February 2, 2004 | National Office
OTTAWA--Canada's public postal system is under threat at the WTO by a proposed expansion of the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS), which is being promoted by the world's largest courier...
January 28, 2004 | National Office
Malgré l’échec des négociations de l’OMC sur la politique de la concurrence et l’investissement suvenu lors de la dernière réunion ministérielle tenue à Cancun, les plus grandes entreprises de...
January 28, 2004 | National Office
OTTAWA--On the eve of the Speech from the Throne, Canada finds itself at an historic moment: will Paul Martin as Prime Minister be any different than Paul Martin as Finance Minister--The Man Who...
January 26, 2004 | National Office
(Vancouver) Real per-student funding for public education in BC has been dropping over the past three years, and is now at its lowest level in more than 15 years. Despite contrary claims by the...
January 22, 2004 | BC Office
TORONTO--The McGuinty Government cannot keep its signature campaign commitments for public services renewal without both increasing taxes and running deficits for at least part of its first term in...
January 12, 2004 | Ontario Office