News Releases

TORONTO—Four years after the McGuinty Liberals have been in office, Ontario is still living under the shadow of the Mike Harris/Ernie Eves government, says the 2007 Ontario Alternative Budget (OAB)....
March 5, 2007 | Ontario Office
TORONTO – Les familles canadiennes travaillent plus, cependant la plupart – 80 % d’entre elles – ne bénéficient que d’un plus faible pourcentage de l’économie croissante du Canada, si l’on se fie aux...
March 1, 2007 | National Office
TORONTO – Canadian families are putting in more work time, yet most – 80% of them – are getting a smaller share of Canada’s growing economy, says a study by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
March 1, 2007 | National Office
OTTAWA—The Department of National Defence was wrong to deploy Leopard 1 C2 tanks to the battlefield in Afghanistan, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. The...
February 26, 2007 | National Office
HALIFAX--The proposed Atlantica export corridor would have serious detrimental effects on Atlantic Canada, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA)....
February 15, 2007 | National Office, Nova Scotia Office
(Ottawa and Vancouver) The BC and Alberta governments should not implement the Trade, Investment and Labour Mobility Agreement (TILMA), according to two new studies from the Canadian Centre for...
February 15, 2007 | National Office, BC Office
HALIFAX – Le couloir d’exportation Atlantica proposé aurait des effets néfastes importants pour le Canada atlantique, selon une étude publiée aujourd’hui par le Centre canadien de politiques...
February 15, 2007 | National Office, Nova Scotia Office
TORONTO—Despite promises to do more, the Ontario government is spending less than half of what it spent on affordable housing in 2000, says an Ontario Alternative Budget study released today by the...
February 13, 2007 | Ontario Office
(Vancouver) BC’s budget forecasts have become more fiction than fact, says the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) in its BC Solutions Budget 2007. Since 2002, provincial budgets have...
January 31, 2007 | BC Office
(VANCOUVER) BC should turn half of the roughly $1 billion it collects annually in stumpage fees from forest companies back to First Nations. A new report by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
January 17, 2007 | BC Office
OTTAWA—Canada’s current system of controlling drug prices helps contain spending but more aggressive measures are needed, says a new study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
January 9, 2007 | National Office
TORONTO - By 12:13 pm on New Year's Day, while many Canadians were still nursing a hangover, Canada"s 100 highest paid CEOs had already pocketed what will take minimum wage workers the rest of 2007...
January 2, 2007 | National Office
OTTAWA—Canada is falling behind a number of OECD nations in a wide range of social and economic areas, and a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives points to tax cuts as...
December 6, 2006 | National Office
(Vancouver) The new Canada-US Softwood Lumber Agreement, if it is ratified by the Canadian Parliament, spells bad news for BC's forest-dependent communities. According to a new Canadian Centre for...
November 28, 2006 | BC Office
HALIFAX - Authors of Nova Scotia's Child Poverty Report Card say each tax cut for an economically secure Canadian is a broken promise to a child living in poverty. The Canadian Centre for Policy...
November 24, 2006 | Nova Scotia Office