News Releases

HALIFAX, NS – Twenty-two years ago (in 1989), the government of Canada promised to end child poverty by the year 2000. However, as Lesley Frank, author of a report released today by the Canadian...
November 23, 2011 | Nova Scotia Office
OTTAWA—The richest 20% of Canadian income earners are responsible for almost double (1.8 times) the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of those in the lowest income group, says a new study released today...
November 15, 2011 | National Office
(Vancouver) A new study concludes that BC’s ballooning shale gas industry is the natural gas equivalent of Alberta’s tar sands, placing the province’s water and hydro resource at risk as well as...
November 9, 2011 | BC Office
OTTAWA—Canada needs a comprehensive national energy policy, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). The study, by John Calvert and Marjorie Griffin Cohen,...
October 25, 2011 | National Office
OTTAWA—Despite their moderate size – taken together, Canada and Mexico would only be the fifth largest of the world's economies – they are the major foreign source of the United States' wealth and...
October 20, 2011 | National Office
(Vancouver) A new study calls for a more fair and effective approach to residential energy efficiency in BC as part of an aggressive climate action framework. The study recommends protecting low-...
September 28, 2011 | BC Office
(Halifax/Moncton) A new study released today, entitled Cost of Poverty in New Brunswick, co-authored by economist Angella MacEwen and Christine Saulnier, reveals that: ➢ Poverty costs the New...
September 27, 2011 | Nova Scotia Office
(Halifax / Moncton) Une nouvelle étude publiée aujourd'hui, intitulée «Coût de la pauvreté au Nouveau-Brunswick», réalisée conjointement par l'économiste Angella MacEwen et Christine Saulnier, révèle...
September 27, 2011 |
TORONTO—A detailed statistical review of the 13 statistical graphs contained in the Conservative changebook platform document finds that not one of them conforms to the normal requirements of...
September 13, 2011 | Ontario Office
OTTAWA—Ontario’s system of financing higher education is becoming less equitable and more regressive for families, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA)....
August 31, 2011 | Ontario Office
VANCOUVER – Despite having the richest forest resources in Canada, BC lags well behind other provinces in generating jobs making higher-value wood products, and is at increased risk of losing further...
August 11, 2011 | BC Office
Regina — With the release of the final report in the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Saskatchewan series “Transforming Saskatchewan’s Electrical Future,” former Saskatchewan Cabinet Minister...
July 28, 2011 | Saskatchewan Office
(Vancouver) Governments frequently claim that they can’t afford to take action on poverty, but a new study shows that it’s much more costly to allow poverty to continue and pay for the consequences....
July 14, 2011 | BC Office
Regina — In the debate over sustainable energy options for the future, wind and solar power usually receive the bulk of attention. However, recent technological developments are creating a new...
June 30, 2011 | Saskatchewan Office
(Vancouver) Public debate about taxes may be focused on the HST, but a new report suggests that the HST is only one piece of an inequitable provincial tax system, a system in which the richest 20% of...
June 28, 2011 | BC Office