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OTTAWA – As new federal policies are created and adapted to attempt to counter the worst-case economic impacts of COVID-19, new analysis today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA)...
April 2, 2020 | National Office
OTTAWA—New analysis by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) estimates that the unemployment rate has likely already doubled or more due to COVID-19, with 2 million workers who have been...
March 26, 2020 | National Office
TORONTO – Close to half of working renters in Canada don’t have enough savings to pay their bills for more than a month if they lose their jobs, a new analysis by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
March 23, 2020 | National Office, Ontario Office
TORONTO – Près de la moitié des locataires canadiens ayant un emploi ne disposent pas d’assez d’économies pour payer leurs factures au-delà d’un mois s’ils perdent leur travail, montre une nouvelle...
March 23, 2020 | National Office, Ontario Office
Experts urge short, medium and long term action to support communities and buffer against impacts of ongoing pandemic  OTTAWA–Facing highly volatile headwinds due to the combination of COVID-19,...
March 17, 2020 | National Office
Des experts et expertes réclament des mesures à court, à moyen et à long terme afin de soutenir les collectivités et de les protéger contre les effets de la pandémie  OTTAWA—En proie aux turbulences...
March 17, 2020 | National Office
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

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