News Releases

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
OTTAWA—The Alternative Federal Budget (AFB) Economic and Fiscal Update, released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, projects that the federal government will have budget surpluses...
November 22, 2006 | National Office
TORONTO – A record high number of Canadians think Canada’s gap between rich and poor is growing – and it’s causing them concern, according to an Environics Research poll conducted for the Canadian...
November 20, 2006 | National Office
TORONTO – Un nombre record de Canadiens est d’avis que l’écart entre les riches et les pauvres s’accroît au Canada – et cela les préoccupe, selon un sondage mené par Environics Research pour le...
November 20, 2006 | National Office
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and James Lorimer & Co. Ltd. are pleased to announce the publication of Living with Uncle: Canada US Relations in an Age of Empire, a timely new book...
November 17, 2006 | National Office
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and the Parkland Institute of the University of Alberta have jointly published a study by Dr. John W. Warnock on the oil and gas industry, with a special...
November 16, 2006 | Saskatchewan Office
TORONTO—Ontario’s finances are in much better shape than Finance Minister Greg Sorbara claims, says an Ontario Alternative Budget (OAB) Technical Paper released today by the Canadian Centre for...
November 15, 2006 | Ontario Office
(Vancouver) Fears that health care costs will spiral out of control as BC’s population ages are greatly exaggerated, according to a new study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
November 7, 2006 | BC Office
OTTAWA—As the leading edge of the baby boom generation reaches its late 50s, concern is growing about labour shortages and the affordability of pension programs. Governments are abolishing mandatory...
October 26, 2006 | National Office
TORONTO—A report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives finds that, despite the province’s $600 million increase in education spending, 18 of Ontario’s 72 school boards—27.8%...
October 3, 2006 | Ontario Office
Twelve years under the rules of the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA, has had a perverse impact on the distribution of income, wealth, and political power across the continent. A new...
September 28, 2006 | National Office
(Vancouver) Amid rising public concern about poverty and homelessness, the provincial government is being urged to adopt a comprehensive anti-poverty strategy in its next budget. “With a surplus that...
September 27, 2006 | BC Office
(Vancouver) A report published today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives shows that BC ranks 8th among Canadian provinces on per capita funding for the Auditor General’s Office, and 6th...
September 27, 2006 | BC Office
OTTAWA—Chez les forces de la coalition en Afghanistan, le fardeau des pertes que les Forces canadiennes subissent est disproportionné, selon Canada's Fallen, un rapport diffusé aujourd'hui par le...
September 18, 2006 | National Office
OTTAWA—Canadian Forces are incurring a disproportionately heavy burden of casualties among coalition forces in Afghanistan, says Canada's Fallen, a report released today by the Canadian Centre for...
September 18, 2006 | National Office