News Releases

OTTAWA—In advance of tomorrow's Transportation Safety Board (TSB) final report into why a train loaded with crude oil crashed and killed 47 people in Lac-Mégantic, Québec just over a year ago, a new...
August 18, 2014 | National Office
OTTAWA— At a time when youth unemployment is high and many university students are struggling to find jobs or co-op placements, the federal government has significantly cut the number of students it...
July 31, 2014 | National Office
OTTAWA—Student aid systems in Canada are intricate, elaborate, and, in many cases, thoroughly unmanageable, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). The...
July 17, 2014 | National Office
(Vancouver) A report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives examines the rise of temporary agency work in British Columbia, and explores the experiences of temporary agency...
July 3, 2014 | BC Office
(Vancouver) In a new paper entitled Avoiding Collapse: An agenda for sustainable degrowth and relocalizing the economy, UBC Professor Emeritus William E. Rees, the originator of “ecological footprint...
June 17, 2014 | BC Office
OTTAWA – A new report on the single-engine F-35 has just been released by the Rideau Institute and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. One Dead Pilot was written by University of British...
June 9, 2014 | National Office
OTTAWA - The proposed Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) will only exacerbate the Canadian auto industry’s recent decline, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
May 27, 2014 | National Office
Halifax- Over the past 20 years, the number of immigrants to Nova Scotia has increased, but the share of immigrants coming to the province has not, and retention rates remain among the worst in the...
May 20, 2014 | Nova Scotia Office
(Vancouver) A report released today finds that the BC government’s projection of a $100 billion “Prosperity Fund” from LNG exports is based on assumptions that are, in fact, too good to be true. Path...
April 30, 2014 | BC Office
OTTAWA – A report on the cost of F-35s has just been released by the Rideau Institute and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. “The Plane That Ate the Canadian Military” was written by...
April 29, 2014 | National Office
(Vancouver) A report released today finds that the wage needed to cover the costs of raising a family in Metro Vancouver is $20.10 per hour. This is the 2014 Metro Vancouver living wage rate, the...
April 29, 2014 | BC Office
OTTAWA—A proposed new trade agreement could undermine public services by locking in privatization, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). The study...
April 28, 2014 | National Office
OTTAWA—A new study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) reveals the best and worst cities to be a woman in Canada. According to the study, Québec City is the best city...
April 23, 2014 | National Office
OTTAWA – Une nouvelle étude publiée aujourd’hui par le Centre canadien de politiques alternatives  (CCPA) révèle les noms des meilleures et des pires villes où vivre pour les femmes au Canada. Selon...
April 23, 2014 | National Office
TORONTO – The pay gap between men and women in Ontario is getting worse and will continue to do so without government involvement, says a Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) report...
April 15, 2014 | National Office, Ontario Office