News Releases

OTTAWA — A briefing note released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) recommends critical changes to the federal employment insurance (EI) program that could be rapidly...
March 16, 2020 | National Office
OTTAWA - Les frais de garde d’enfants demeurent inabordables dans la plupart des villes au Canada, selon une nouvelle étude publiée aujourd’hui par le Centre canadien de politiques alternatives (CCPA...
March 12, 2020 | National Office
Winnipeg, MB  — A new national study on child care fees released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA), underscores the need for immediate action to create a universal, publicly...
March 12, 2020 | Manitoba Office
OTTAWA — Child care fees remain unaffordably high in most cities, according to a new study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) that updates the ranking of the most...
March 12, 2020 | National Office
Halifax—In partnership with the Nova Scotia College of Social Workers, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Nova Scotia (CCPA-NS) released a new report today that lays out what is required for...
March 11, 2020 | Nova Scotia Office
VANCOUVER — If BC is to meet its emissions targets and not perpetuate the climate crisis, it must phase out its fossil fuel industries by mid-century, says a report released today by the Canadian...
March 4, 2020 | BC Office
VICTORIA — In its third budget, the BC government delivered on the final year of investment commitments set out in its ambitious 2018 budget, but more should have been done for those who need it most...
February 18, 2020 | BC Office
Vancouver — BC added a mere 105 units of publicly subsidized assisted living over nearly a decade (2010-17), despite a growing population of seniors. As a result, access to subsidized assisted living...
February 5, 2020 | BC Office
January 14, 2020  Halifax – In Nova Scotia there are 40,710 children or close to 1 in 4 children (24.2%) who live in poverty based on the most recent data. The 2019 Report Card on Child and Family...
January 14, 2020 | Nova Scotia Office
(Vancouver) Fracking should be immediately banned close to BC Hydro’s two existing Peace River dams as well as the Site C dam construction project until a full public inquiry determines whether a...
January 9, 2020 | BC Office
 OTTAWA — Canada’s 100 highest paid CEOs made 227 times more than the average worker made in 2018, surpassing all previous records, according to a new report from the Canadian Centre for Policy...
January 2, 2020 | National Office
(VANCOUVER) To fully address Metro Vancouver’s housing crisis, an ambitious program of building 10,000 new units of non-market rental housing annually is needed, including public housing and co-ops...
December 11, 2019 | BC Office
TORONTO & OTTAWA — Despite an increasingly diverse population, a new report released today reveals that little-to-no progress has been made towards reducing racism in labour market outcomes.  ...
December 9, 2019 | National Office
TORONTO ET OTTAWA — Malgré une population de plus en plus diverse, un nouveau rapport publié aujourd’hui révèle que peu ou pas de progrès ont été réalisés dans la réduction du racisme sur le marché...
December 9, 2019 | National Office
REGINA⁠—With climate and energy issues dominating much of the political debate, the question of how and what students learn about these issues in our public schools has become an increasingly...
December 5, 2019 | Saskatchewan Office