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(Ottawa)—On the eve of the 60th anniversary of the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights a new international report concludes that budgets profoundly impact the attainment of human rights, and the...
December 8, 2008 | National Office
TORONTO—During this economic downturn, Ontario could tolerate a deficit in its normal operations of up to $3 billion and provide temporary economic stimulus and support without falling into...
December 1, 2008 | Ontario Office
VICTORIA — In just two years, the Softwood Lumber Agreement has cost BC’s forest industry more than half a billion dollars in new export taxes and led some companies to invest outside the province, a...
November 27, 2008 | BC Office
OTTAWA—The federal government’s response to Canada’s shaky economic situation is wildly out of step with what governments around the world are doing to protect their citizens, says the Canadian...
November 27, 2008 | National Office
OTTAWA—On convient généralement à présent que le gouvernement fédéral encourra des déficits ces prochaines années, mais un rapport rendu public aujourd’hui par le Centre canadien de politiques...
November 25, 2008 | National Office
OTTAWA — While it is now generally acknowledged that the federal government is headed for deficit in the coming years, a report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA)...
November 25, 2008 | National Office
TORONTO – In Canada’s most expensive urban area, Ontario’s minimum wage falls far short of what families need for a decent standard of living, says the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. The...
November 18, 2008 | Ontario Office
HALIFAX – Nova Scotians are working harder and smarter but the majority have been denied the fruits of the economic growth they’ve helped create, says a new report released today by the Canadian...
November 14, 2008 | Nova Scotia Office
HALIFAX – La productivité des travailleurs néo-écossais a augmentée de manière importante dans les dernières décennies, contribuant à un fort développement économique, mais la majorité d’entre eux...
November 14, 2008 | Nova Scotia Office
(Vancouver) Changes to BC’s carbon tax are needed in order to ensure people in different income groups pay a fair share, according to a new study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
October 30, 2008 | BC Office
HALIFAX, October 28, 2008-Two specialists in industrial relations insist that compulsory arbitration is not a good substitute for the right to use strikes as a last resort if collective bargaining...
October 28, 2008 | Nova Scotia Office
TORONTO – The majority of Canadians believe Canada should try to distinguish itself in the world as a country where no one lives in poverty, according to an Environics Research poll conducted for the...
October 27, 2008 | National Office
(Vancouver) A new study calls on major public and private sector employers to pay a living wage that would lift low-income families out of poverty and severe financial stress. A living wage allows...
September 25, 2008 | BC Office
OTTAWA—Today the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) released The Harper Record, the most comprehensive analysis of the Conservative minority government’s record to date. “Scheduled for...
September 23, 2008 | National Office
OTTAWA—The Harper government has become the first elected federal administration to experience a decline in average national productivity during its entire term in office since Statistics Canada...
September 10, 2008 | National Office