News Releases

(Vancouver) The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) says a federal government discussion paper on the economic costs and benefits of ratifying Kyoto confirms its own findings in a recently...
May 15, 2002 | National Office, BC Office
Halifax: According to a publication released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives - Nova Scotia (CCPA-NS), the Nova Scotia real minimum wage has decreased by more than $2.00 over the...
May 8, 2002 | Nova Scotia Office
The claim that health spending in Ontario is out of control has no factual basis, according to a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives' Ontario Alternative Budget...
May 6, 2002 | Ontario Office
(OTTAWA) The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) has released a new study laying to rest the myth that tens of thousands of jobs will hit the scrap heap if the federal government endorses...
April 30, 2002 | National Office, BC Office
The Ontario government's operating grants to the province's universities, allowing for inflation and enrolment growth, declined by $348 million, or 17%, between 1995-96 and 2000-01, according to a...
April 29, 2002 | Ontario Office
A report from the Ontario Alternative Budget Working Group released today challenges the key assumption underlying the Eves Government's claim that the province is on the brink of another fiscal...
April 22, 2002 | Ontario Office
(Ottawa) A new report by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives sheds some light on the pressing issue of inequality in the global economy. The report, The Global Divide, comes as officials...
April 18, 2002 | National Office, BC Office
Winnipeg - Manitobans will lose public services they value if the government does not halt the erosion of its revenue base. The 2002-03 Alternative Provincial Budget, prepared by the Canadian Centre...
April 18, 2002 | Manitoba Office
HALIFAX -- According to a publication released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives - Nova Scotia (CCPA-NS) debate about budget options is being limited by myths about Nova Scotia's...
April 4, 2002 | Nova Scotia Office
Winnipeg - The expiry of the Winnipeg Development Agreement on March 31, 2001 threatens to kill Winnipeg's unique twenty-year history of tri-level funding for inner-city revitalization--and with it...
April 3, 2002 | Manitoba Office
OTTAWA--Senior government officials have just returned from a negotiating session in Geneva to expand the reach of the World Trade Organization's services agreement into areas usually considered the...
March 28, 2002 | National Office
(Vancouver) The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives says a study it released today shows BC's Reference Drug Program has been effective at slowing down the growth of prescription drug...
March 27, 2002 | BC Office
OTTAWA--Differing provincial priorities reinforce imbalance in access to quality, publicly accountable higher education, according to an annual report released by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
March 25, 2002 | National Office
(Vancouver) British Columbians have strikingly different lifestyles and financial priorities because of their strikingly different assets and debts, according to new analysis released today by the...
March 22, 2002 | BC Office
(Vancouver) The BC Task Force on Pay Equity's report to the BC government, tabled in the legislature yesterday, repeats what researchers and women's groups have been saying for years: sex-based wage...
March 8, 2002 | BC Office