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VANCOUVER—A new study by veteran earth scientist David Hughes finds that the industry and government narrative that BC liquified natural gas (LNG) will contribute to a global emissions reduction by...
July 9, 2020 | BC Office
OTTAWA––Today’s federal economic and fiscal snapshot revealed a $343 billion deficit funded at record low interest rates. According to analysis from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA...
July 8, 2020 |
VANCOUVER — Ottawa must reject demands by British Columbia’s biggest raw log exporters that would make it even easier for them to ship raw logs out of the country, say a number of organizations that...
June 25, 2020 | BC Office
Wednesday, June 24, 2020 REGINA – Public debates over public-private-partnerships (P3) rarely focus on the maintenance component of these agreements, even though it is this component that is the...
June 24, 2020 | Saskatchewan Office
TORONTO—Ontario’s beleaguered long-term care system needs a funding injection of $1.8 billion a year to bring wages and staffing up to recommended levels of quality of care and safety, according to a...
June 23, 2020 | Ontario Office
TORONTO— Dans la tourmente, le système de soins de longue durée de l’Ontario nécessite un investissement supplémentaire de 1,8 milliard de dollars par an pour atteindre les niveaux de qualité des...
June 23, 2020 | Ontario Office
VANCOUVER – While COVID-19 has focused attention on problems in long-term care, a new study raises concerns about assisted living and concludes it’s time for BC’s Seniors Advocate to review the...
June 17, 2020 | BC Office
The Manitoba office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives congratulates Dr. Jim Silver as the recipient of the 2020 Lieutenant Governor's Award for Excellence in Public Administration for...
June 11, 2020 | Manitoba Office
VANCOUVER – Governments, employers and unions must all work urgently to address several critical weaknesses in Canada’s employment laws and policies to ensure the re-opening of the economy in the...
June 3, 2020 | National Office
TORONTO – Ontario tenants who have fallen behind on their rent because of COVID-19 will need provincial help to stay housed when the current eviction ban is lifted, new analysis from the Canadian...
May 28, 2020 | Ontario Office
Halifax—In a new report released today, Are you with us? Covid-19 confirms the need to transform Nova Scotia’s social safety net, authors Tammy Findlay, Christine Saulnier and Alec Stratford provide...
May 21, 2020 | Nova Scotia Office
OTTAWA – As provinces begin re-opening, following a COVID-19 enforced shutdown that protected millions of workers from high-risk workplaces, many workers will be pressured to go back to jobs that...
May 15, 2020 | National Office
VANCOUVER - Canada should aim to become completely self-sufficient in producing masks and other essential medical supplies needed during pandemics and rely on the country’s forest industry—not its...
May 12, 2020 | BC Office
VANCOUVER - The need to work multiple jobs to make ends meet has contributed to the tragedy in seniors homes during the COVID-19 crisis, but even beyond nursing homes, working more than one job is...
May 6, 2020 | BC Office
TORONTO – The Bank of Canada (BoC) must “keep innovating” to help governments support jobs, protect public services, and address critical spending challenges through the COVID-19 era and beyond, says...
May 1, 2020 | National Office

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