News Releases

OTTAWA—The Bank of Canada is not up to the challenges brought on by the world financial crisis, says a new report by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. According to the report, the central...
September 14, 2009 | National Office
Regina — For the past thirty years, the richest in the province have secured the lion’s share of Saskatchewan’s economic growth, while those at the lower end of the income spectrum have made few or...
September 3, 2009 | Saskatchewan Office
OTTAWA—Canada still has shockingly high rates of women’s poverty but the recession seems to have sidelined anti-poverty policies, says a new study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA...
September 1, 2009 | National Office
(Vancouver) In the wake of Tuesday’s Throne Speech signaling major cuts in public spending, a new report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) cautions that cuts will only make the...
August 27, 2009 | BC Office
OTTAWA—It’s time for the “shadow banking” system to come out of the closet and be regulated, just as the banks are, says a report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA...
August 27, 2009 | National Office
Halifax, Nova Scotia – Today’s launch of the interim report of the government’s “independent” review of the province’s finances is an exercise in cynical political manipulation, says a new report...
August 17, 2009 | Nova Scotia Office
OTTAWA—Prime working age men are bearing the brunt of Canada's recession, says a new report by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). According to the report, 71% of those who have lost...
July 25, 2009 | National Office
OTTAWA—Employment Insurance benefits in Canada are well below the OECD average, says a new study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). The study, by economist Lars...
June 30, 2009 |
OTTAWA—Credit rating agencies (CRAs) must be independent in order to be effective, says a new report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). The report, by Doug Peters...
June 11, 2009 | National Office
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and the University of British Columbia (Vancouver) The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) and the University of British Columbia (UBC) are winners...
June 9, 2009 | BC Office
Halifax, N.S. – A new report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives in Nova Scotia busts the myth that was created by the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies (AIMS) that...
June 4, 2009 | Nova Scotia Office
HALIFAX- The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Nova Scotia releases its ‘alternative budget’ today entitled Responding to the Crisis, Building for the Future. The provincial budget needs to...
May 3, 2009 | Nova Scotia Office
Halifax, NS­ - Le Centre Canadien de Politiques Alternatives présente son « Budget Alternatif » pour la Nouvelle-Ecosse aujourd’hui. Un budget provincial a besoin de garantir que tous les Néo‐...
May 3, 2009 |
OTTAWA – La récession en cours frappe le Canada plus durement et plus rapidement que tout ralentissement antérieur et les Canadiens sont plus exposés à la ruine financière qu’ils l’ont été depuis les...
April 29, 2009 | National Office
OTTAWA – This recession is hitting Canada harder and faster than any previous downturn and Canadians are more exposed to economic ruin than they’ve been since the 1930s, says a report released by the...
April 28, 2009 | National Office