News Releases

The debate over Winnipeg mayor Glen Murray's proposed New Deal for Winnipeg is central to the City's future. His assertion that the services gap that Winnipeg currently faces is not sustainable, and...
March 9, 2004 | Manitoba Office
(Vancouver) Recent changes to the province's Employment Standards Act mean BC is now the most child labour-friendly jurisdiction in North America. Who's Looking Our for Our Kids? Deregulating Child...
March 4, 2004 | BC Office
Cancer has become such an epidemic that 41% of Canadian males and nearly 38% of Canadian females will develop some form of the disease, and 27% of males and 23% of females will die from it. While...
March 4, 2004 | National Office, Manitoba Office
(Vancouver) Gary Collins tabled his first balanced budget as Finance Minister today, but his projections for 2004/05 leave little room to move. "This budget is balanced, but on a razor's edge," says...
February 17, 2004 | BC Office
(Vancouver) The provincial government needs to prepare British Columbia for a world class performance in 2010, rather than ignoring pressing social and economic needs. That's the goal of the Canadian...
February 12, 2004 | BC Office
(Halifax) A report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) finds that the current and anticipated PEI deficits are manageable and well within the capacity of the province...
February 11, 2004 | Nova Scotia Office
OTTAWA--Every year since the elimination of the federal budget deficit in 1997, the government's record of forecasting its own surplus has been abysmal--and this year is no different, according to a...
February 2, 2004 | National Office
OTTAWA--Canada's public postal system is under threat at the WTO by a proposed expansion of the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS), which is being promoted by the world's largest courier...
January 28, 2004 | National Office
Malgré l’échec des négociations de l’OMC sur la politique de la concurrence et l’investissement suvenu lors de la dernière réunion ministérielle tenue à Cancun, les plus grandes entreprises de...
January 28, 2004 | National Office
OTTAWA--On the eve of the Speech from the Throne, Canada finds itself at an historic moment: will Paul Martin as Prime Minister be any different than Paul Martin as Finance Minister--The Man Who...
January 26, 2004 | National Office
(Vancouver) Real per-student funding for public education in BC has been dropping over the past three years, and is now at its lowest level in more than 15 years. Despite contrary claims by the...
January 22, 2004 | BC Office
TORONTO--The McGuinty Government cannot keep its signature campaign commitments for public services renewal without both increasing taxes and running deficits for at least part of its first term in...
January 12, 2004 | Ontario Office
OTTAWA--With the 15th anniversary of the Canada-US Free Agreement just days away, a new report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives examines the free trade claims of the big business...
December 22, 2003 | National Office
OTTAWA—Bien que Paul Martin souligne les bons résultats sur le plan de la croissance économique et des emplois en hausse alors qu’il était ministre des Finances, ses résultats économiques généraux...
December 10, 2003 | National Office
OTTAWA--While Paul Martin points to a strong record of economic growth and rising employment during his tenure as Finance Minister, his overall economic record is flawed when viewed from the...
December 10, 2003 | National Office