News Releases

TORONTO – Not a single province in Canada pays a minimum wage that lifts working Canadians out of poverty, concludes a study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. Bringing Minimum Wages...
March 26, 2007 | National Office, BC Office
Economic growth is supposed to benefit everyone, right? That’s not the case right now in Saskatchewan but it doesn’t have to be that way, says the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, which...
March 21, 2007 | Saskatchewan Office
OTTAWA—Today’s federal budget may be a short-term attempt to buy votes but it fails to address the long-term priorities of most Canadians, says the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. Two recent...
March 19, 2007 | National Office
HALIFAX— Halifax’s Commonwealth Games bid did not properly assess the potential costs and benefits of hosting the games, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (...
March 19, 2007 | Nova Scotia Office
OTTAWA — Le gouvernement Harper aura bientôt épuisé son surplus fiscal dans un plan de dépenses préélectorales qui est contraire aux attentes des Canadiens, nous apprend le Centre canadien de...
March 15, 2007 | National Office
OTTAWA — The Harper government is on the brink of exhausting its fiscal surplus on a pre-election spending plan that is at odds with what Canadians want, says the Canadian Centre for Policy...
March 15, 2007 | National Office
TORONTO—Four years after the McGuinty Liberals have been in office, Ontario is still living under the shadow of the Mike Harris/Ernie Eves government, says the 2007 Ontario Alternative Budget (OAB)....
March 5, 2007 | Ontario Office
TORONTO – Les familles canadiennes travaillent plus, cependant la plupart – 80 % d’entre elles – ne bénéficient que d’un plus faible pourcentage de l’économie croissante du Canada, si l’on se fie aux...
March 1, 2007 | National Office
TORONTO – Canadian families are putting in more work time, yet most – 80% of them – are getting a smaller share of Canada’s growing economy, says a study by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
March 1, 2007 | National Office
OTTAWA—The Department of National Defence was wrong to deploy Leopard 1 C2 tanks to the battlefield in Afghanistan, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. The...
February 26, 2007 | National Office
HALIFAX--The proposed Atlantica export corridor would have serious detrimental effects on Atlantic Canada, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA)....
February 15, 2007 | National Office, Nova Scotia Office
(Ottawa and Vancouver) The BC and Alberta governments should not implement the Trade, Investment and Labour Mobility Agreement (TILMA), according to two new studies from the Canadian Centre for...
February 15, 2007 | National Office, BC Office
HALIFAX – Le couloir d’exportation Atlantica proposé aurait des effets néfastes importants pour le Canada atlantique, selon une étude publiée aujourd’hui par le Centre canadien de politiques...
February 15, 2007 | National Office, Nova Scotia Office
TORONTO—Despite promises to do more, the Ontario government is spending less than half of what it spent on affordable housing in 2000, says an Ontario Alternative Budget study released today by the...
February 13, 2007 | Ontario Office
(Vancouver) BC’s budget forecasts have become more fiction than fact, says the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) in its BC Solutions Budget 2007. Since 2002, provincial budgets have...
January 31, 2007 | BC Office