News Releases

Winnipeg — While Canada’s cities are in crisis, housing co-operatives can be part of the solution, a report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Manitoba demonstrates. The...
October 31, 2002 | Manitoba Office
(OTTAWA) Social policy in Canada should go further to address the needs of Canada's poorest, according to a new report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, titled Snakes and Ladders: A...
October 31, 2002 | National Office, BC Office
OTTAWA: The Alternative Federal Budget (AFB) project, coordinated by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, released its Economic and Fiscal Update today. The report, contrary to Minister...
October 29, 2002 | National Office
Malgré les assurances trompeuses des gouvernements, le système de santé du Canada n’est pas pleinement protégé contre les accords commerciaux internationaux, et notamment l’ALENA et l’OMC. Cependant...
October 21, 2002 | National Office
OTTAWA--Contrary to misleading government assurances, Canada's health care system is not fully protected from international trade agreements, namely, NAFTA and the WTO. But, if Canadian governments...
October 21, 2002 | National Office
Canada's sovereignty has been undermined by the international agreements the federal government has entered into with the World Trade Organization (WTO), and with the United States and Mexico in the...
October 9, 2002 | National Office
"Attacks on Medicare are also attacks on the underlying core values of Canadians--values such as fairness, compassion, equality of opportunity, and social solidarity--and so a defence of Medicare is...
September 19, 2002 | National Office
(Vancouver) Human rights expert Shelagh Day says the provincial government's recommended changes to BC's human rights system are a giant step in the wrong direction. She says the proposed new...
September 16, 2002 | BC Office
(Vancouver) The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives says the Finance Minister continues to adopt a Paul Martin approach to budgeting, low-balling his revenue estimates in order to garner praise...
September 13, 2002 | BC Office
OTTAWA--The Canadian economy has clearly been more robust than the U.S. economy this year, but is now losing momentum, so it's important that the Bank of Canada reconsider its intention to raise...
September 6, 2002 | National Office
(Vancouver) Dale Marshall, resource and environmental policy analyst with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives says there's no reason to stall on Kyoto ratification. "Ralph Klein and other...
September 5, 2002 | National Office, BC Office
Halifax: A paper released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives--Nova Scotia concludes that the Cape Breton Community Employment and Innovation Project (CBCEIP), is less innovative...
August 9, 2002 | Nova Scotia Office
HALIFAX--A publication released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alterntives--Nova Scotia (CCPA-NS) concludes that it is time for the federal government to fulfil its mandate to protect the...
August 8, 2002 | Nova Scotia Office
(OTTAWA) The desperate need for electricity in the U.S. is a powerful force behind the privatization of electricity in Canada, according to a new study released today. Written by economist Marjorie...
July 5, 2002 | National Office, BC Office
"The budget crises experienced by school boards across the province this year shouldn't surprise anyone", the author of a new CCPA study says. "The boards' budget struggles are in direct response to...
July 4, 2002 | Ontario Office