News Releases

OTTAWA – As governments around the world prepare for World Trade Organization (WTO) meetings on intellectual property rights March 10-11, civil society groups are urging Prime Minister Justin Trudeau...
March 10, 2021 | National Office
OTTAWA—On International Women’s Day and ahead of the 2021 federal budget, a new report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives argues that targeted government action is needed to support...
March 8, 2021 | National Office
“Decades of gender equality progress was wiped away in two short months during 2020, the budget must contain meaningful action and funding for universal child care, training and skills-building, and...
March 8, 2021 | Manitoba Office
OTTAWA and HALIFAX — An expert who has been tracking 75 years of income inequality and economic growth argues Canada is on the brink of a massive change in policy direction as a result of COVID-19’s...
March 2, 2021 | National Office
   For Immediate Release (Winnipeg): The province of Manitoba’s commissioned Economic Review of Bipole III and Keeyask report by Brad Wall recommends privatization of Manitoba Hydro, the province’s...
February 26, 2021 | Manitoba Office
 VANCOUVER — The 150th anniversary of British Columbia joining Canada arrives at a time when people and institutions are being asked to reckon with the foundational impacts of racism in our society....
February 25, 2021 | BC Office
VANCOUVER — Vast swaths of forest in British Columbia’s Fort Nelson region are in danger of being gobbled up to make low-value, climate-unfriendly wood pellets with the provincial government...
February 17, 2021 | BC Office
VANCOUVER—Major companies including mining juggernaut Teck Resources, the world’s largest aluminum maker Rio Tinto Alcan and natural gas processor WestCoast Energy Inc. pay shockingly little for...
February 3, 2021 | BC Office
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