News Releases

OTTAWA – Selon une étude rendue publique aujourd’hui par le Centre canadien de politiques alternatives (CCPA), la concurrence interprovinciale au titre des réductions d’impôt serait le plus important...
July 11, 2006 | National Office
OTTAWA—The Ontario government must implement far-reaching forestry and hydro reforms if it is truly serious about safeguarding Northern communities and thousands of woodworking jobs, says a new...
June 29, 2006 | BC Office, Ontario Office
(Vancouver) As industry proponents and BC government officials prepare for a closed-door conference promoting ‘public-private partnerships’ (P3s), a new study raises major concerns about higher costs...
June 20, 2006 | BC Office
(Vancouver) Reduced access to publicly-funded home support means frail seniors and people with disabilities are being left without the basic supports needed to monitor their health and postpone, or...
June 5, 2006 | BC Office
OTTAWA—A new study from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives warns that solving the alleged “fiscal imbalance” runs the risk of becoming a downsizing exercise for the federal government. The...
May 25, 2006 | National Office, BC Office
Toronto—A wide variety of private fundraising initiatives in Canada’s public schools could threaten equitable, high quality, publicly accountable education for students across the country. This...
May 15, 2006 | National Office
Toronto—La vaste gamme d’activités de financement privé qui ont cours dans les écoles publiques du Canada pourrait menacer l’éducation équitable, de haute qualité et responsable devant la population...
May 15, 2006 | National Office
(HALIFAX): Nova Scotians continue to fall behind the rest of Canadians in the level of services they receive according to the Alternative Provincial Budget released today by the Canadian Centre for...
May 3, 2006 | BC Office
OTTAWA—The federal government has the resources to maintain and build on the commitments made in the 2004-05 minority Parliament and use upcoming surpluses to move forward on a progressive agenda,...
April 27, 2006 | National Office
(Vancouver) The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives is calling on the provincial government to immediately raise welfare rates, so that people can meet basic needs. Arbitrary cuts since the mid-...
April 24, 2006 | BC Office
TORONTO— The Ontario Alternative Budget for 2006 released today by the Alternative Budget Working Group of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives takes on poverty and income inequality as its...
April 12, 2006 | Ontario Office
Despite well-publicized spending commitments and a robust provincial economy, not all Saskatchewan people are benefiting and many people have been hurt by the government’s failure to adequately fund...
March 30, 2006 | Saskatchewan Office
OTTAWA—A new analysis finds that high-income families will receive a disproportionate share of the benefits from the Conservatives’ tax-cut promises. According to Standing Up For Which Families? Who...
March 29, 2006 | National Office
(Vancouver) A major study released today finds that BC’s welfare system is systematically discouraging, delaying and denying assistance to many of the people most in need of help, with harmful...
March 27, 2006 | BC Office
HALIFAX: Low income households are still vulnerable to increased energy costs according to a report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). "Our winters of discontent:...
March 20, 2006 | Nova Scotia Office