News Releases

OTTAWA—Canada’s current system of controlling drug prices helps contain spending but more aggressive measures are needed, says a new study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
January 9, 2007 | National Office
TORONTO - By 12:13 pm on New Year's Day, while many Canadians were still nursing a hangover, Canada"s 100 highest paid CEOs had already pocketed what will take minimum wage workers the rest of 2007...
January 2, 2007 | National Office
OTTAWA—Canada is falling behind a number of OECD nations in a wide range of social and economic areas, and a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives points to tax cuts as...
December 6, 2006 | National Office
(Vancouver) The new Canada-US Softwood Lumber Agreement, if it is ratified by the Canadian Parliament, spells bad news for BC's forest-dependent communities. According to a new Canadian Centre for...
November 28, 2006 | BC Office
HALIFAX - Authors of Nova Scotia's Child Poverty Report Card say each tax cut for an economically secure Canadian is a broken promise to a child living in poverty. The Canadian Centre for Policy...
November 24, 2006 | Nova Scotia Office
OTTAWA—The Alternative Federal Budget (AFB) Economic and Fiscal Update, released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, projects that the federal government will have budget surpluses...
November 22, 2006 | National Office
TORONTO – A record high number of Canadians think Canada’s gap between rich and poor is growing – and it’s causing them concern, according to an Environics Research poll conducted for the Canadian...
November 20, 2006 | National Office
TORONTO – Un nombre record de Canadiens est d’avis que l’écart entre les riches et les pauvres s’accroît au Canada – et cela les préoccupe, selon un sondage mené par Environics Research pour le...
November 20, 2006 | National Office
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and James Lorimer & Co. Ltd. are pleased to announce the publication of Living with Uncle: Canada US Relations in an Age of Empire, a timely new book...
November 17, 2006 | National Office
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and the Parkland Institute of the University of Alberta have jointly published a study by Dr. John W. Warnock on the oil and gas industry, with a special...
November 16, 2006 | Saskatchewan Office
TORONTO—Ontario’s finances are in much better shape than Finance Minister Greg Sorbara claims, says an Ontario Alternative Budget (OAB) Technical Paper released today by the Canadian Centre for...
November 15, 2006 | Ontario Office
(Vancouver) Fears that health care costs will spiral out of control as BC’s population ages are greatly exaggerated, according to a new study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
November 7, 2006 | BC Office
OTTAWA—As the leading edge of the baby boom generation reaches its late 50s, concern is growing about labour shortages and the affordability of pension programs. Governments are abolishing mandatory...
October 26, 2006 | National Office
TORONTO—A report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives finds that, despite the province’s $600 million increase in education spending, 18 of Ontario’s 72 school boards—27.8%...
October 3, 2006 | Ontario Office
Twelve years under the rules of the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA, has had a perverse impact on the distribution of income, wealth, and political power across the continent. A new...
September 28, 2006 | National Office