News Releases

TORONTO – Ontarians from racialized backgrounds are far more likely to live in poverty, face barriers to finding a job, and receive less pay for work, says a study of Census data by the Canadian...
June 2, 2010 | Ontario Office
MONTREAL – A groundbreaking new report shows the earnings gap between the rich and the rest of Quebeckers is at a 30-year high and poised to worsen due to recession. The report, co-published by...
May 19, 2010 | National Office
MONTRÉAL, 19 mai – L’écart actuel entre les revenus des riches et les revenus des autres Québécois.e.s est le plus grand jamais observé depuis 30 ans et pourrait bien croître à cause de la récession...
May 19, 2010 | National Office
Regina —The Saskatchewan office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’ series "Transforming Saskatchewan's Electricity Future" was launched with the publication of "Sustainability is...
May 11, 2010 | Saskatchewan Office
OTTAWA—The new federal Code of Conduct for the Credit and Debit Card Industry in Canada doesn’t do enough to protect consumers or address the stability of the payments system, says a new report by...
May 7, 2010 | National Office
(Vancouver) $18.17 is the 2010 family living wage, according to a report released today that calculates an hourly wage based on the real costs of raising a family in Vancouver. Working for a Living...
May 4, 2010 | BC Office
OTTAWA – La veille du Jour de deuil national à la mémoire des travailleurs morts au travail, le Centre canadien de politiques alternatives (CCPA) dévoile deux études qui soulignent la nécessité d’...
April 27, 2010 | National Office, BC Office
OTTAWA—On the eve of the National Day of Mourning for workers killed on the job, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) is releasing two studies highlighting the need for improved health...
April 27, 2010 | National Office
(Vancouver) The richest 20% of BC income earners are responsible for almost double the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of those in the lowest income group, according to a new Climate Justice Project...
April 22, 2010 | BC Office
Regina — The Saskatchewan office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives is releasing University of Regina business administration professor S. Muthu’s study, Restoring the Bargain: Contesting...
April 21, 2010 | Saskatchewan Office
OTTAWA—The proposed Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) poses a serious threat to Canada’s procurement policies and a broad range of public services, says a new report from...
April 19, 2010 | National Office
OTTAWA—Expanding the Canada Pension Plan would be the most effective way to ensure all Canadian have adequate retirement incomes, says a new report by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (...
April 14, 2010 | National Office
OTTAWA—In a report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA), two prominent economists warn of the ongoing the inherent instability of financial markets. The report, by...
April 12, 2010 | National Office
OTTAWA – L’inégalité de revenu entre les Autochtones et le reste des Canadiens perdure, affirme le Centre canadien de politiques alternatives (CCPA) dans une nouvelle étude qui marque une étape. Les...
April 8, 2010 | National Office
OTTAWA – Income inequality between Aboriginal peoples and the rest of Canadians is stubbornly high, says a groundbreaking new study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). For every...
April 8, 2010 | National Office