News Releases

Halifax,NS/St.John’s, NL—A new report released today, Many Dangers of Public-Private Partnerships (P3s) in Newfoundland and Labrador provides evidence about these deals that should make...
October 6, 2020 | Nova Scotia Office
October 1, 2020 Halifax, NS—Last night, Halifax Regional Council passed a motion that will make a real difference in the lives of some low-wage workers in the Halifax Regional Municipality. The CCPA-...
October 1, 2020 | Nova Scotia Office
(VANCOUVER) While millions of Canadians lost their jobs because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the country’s top 20 billionaires have amassed an average of nearly $2 billion each in wealth during six of...
September 16, 2020 | National Office, BC Office
OTTAWA — Three-quarters of Canadians—2.7 million people—who are receiving the Canadian Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) will be worse off when the benefit ends on September 27, according to the...
September 15, 2020 |
HALIFAX and SAINT JOHN—In order to earn a living wage, a person working a full-time, full-year job must earn $21.80 in Halifax, $19.55 in Antigonish, $17.65 in Cape Breton, $16.80 in Bridgewater and...
September 2, 2020 | Nova Scotia Office
(VANCOUVER) The BC government should immediately appoint an independent panel of geologists and engineers to assess the ongoing geotechnical problems at Site C and whether the unstable ground at the...
August 11, 2020 | BC Office
(VANCOUVER) The provincial government’s decision to end BC’s COVID-19 rental supplement and to lift the eviction ban for non-payment of rent as of September 1 is counter to British Columbians’...
July 28, 2020 | BC Office
OTTAWA—The federal government’s role as backstop during the COVID-19 pandemic doesn’t end with the first wave of reopening—Canada needs to step up with more investments to ensure a just, equitable...
July 21, 2020 | National Office
(VANCOUVER) A strong majority of British Columbians across the political spectrum—and throughout the province—support the provincial government’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and believe further...
July 20, 2020 | BC Office
VANCOUVER—A new study by veteran earth scientist David Hughes finds that the industry and government narrative that BC liquified natural gas (LNG) will contribute to a global emissions reduction by...
July 9, 2020 | BC Office
OTTAWA––Today’s federal economic and fiscal snapshot revealed a $343 billion deficit funded at record low interest rates. According to analysis from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA...
July 8, 2020 |
VANCOUVER — Ottawa must reject demands by British Columbia’s biggest raw log exporters that would make it even easier for them to ship raw logs out of the country, say a number of organizations that...
June 25, 2020 | BC Office
Wednesday, June 24, 2020 REGINA – Public debates over public-private-partnerships (P3) rarely focus on the maintenance component of these agreements, even though it is this component that is the...
June 24, 2020 | Saskatchewan Office
TORONTO—Ontario’s beleaguered long-term care system needs a funding injection of $1.8 billion a year to bring wages and staffing up to recommended levels of quality of care and safety, according to a...
June 23, 2020 | Ontario Office
TORONTO— Dans la tourmente, le système de soins de longue durée de l’Ontario nécessite un investissement supplémentaire de 1,8 milliard de dollars par an pour atteindre les niveaux de qualité des...
June 23, 2020 | Ontario Office

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