News Releases

OTTAWA – Le gouvernement de Stephen Harper doit abandonner sa propension à réduire les impôts et investir pour régler les problèmes urgents auxquels se heurtent les Canadiens, selon l’Alternative...
February 25, 2008 | National Office
OTTAWA – The Stephen Harper government needs to give up its tax cut addiction and invest in solutions to pressing problems facing Canadians, says the 2008 Alternative Federal Budget (AFB), released...
February 25, 2008 | National Office
(Vancouver) People living with mental illnesses, developmental disabilities and serious conditions such as MS often find themselves in a catch-22 - unable to take on full-time year-round employment,...
February 22, 2008 | BC Office
WINNIPEG – Manitoba families are working harder but the vast majority is struggling to get ahead, says a study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). The study, Stuck in Neutral,...
February 21, 2008 | National Office, Manitoba Office
(Vancouver) In the wake of a Premier's meeting dominated by concerns about climate change policies, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives released a discussion paper today about ways British...
February 7, 2008 | BC Office
OTTAWA—The number of challenges launched by foreign investors against Canada under NAFTA’s controversial investment rules continues to grow, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for...
January 28, 2008 | National Office
OTTAWA—Removing Canada’s existing foreign ownership restrictions would be a big mistake, says the author of a report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). The report,...
January 22, 2008 | National Office
WINNIPEG—Poverty, inadequate housing and lack of opportunity continue to provide immense challenges for inner-city residents. But community organizations are making a difference. Using a...
January 15, 2008 | Manitoba Office
OTTAWA—A decade of federal budget surpluses could come to an end if an economic slowdown materializes in 2008, says a technical paper for the Alternative Federal Budget, published today by the...
January 14, 2008 | National Office, BC Office
OTTAWA—Une décennie d'excédents budgétaires fédéraux pourrait prendre fin si un ralentissement économique se matérialise en 2008, selon un document technique de l"Alternative budgétaire pour le...
January 14, 2008 | National Office, BC Office
Saskatoon – According to a recent Centre for Policy Alternatives groundbreaking study on inner city community development, a unique form of ‘bottom up’ development in Saskatoon and Winnipeg has been...
January 14, 2008 | Saskatchewan Office, Manitoba Office
TORONTO - By the time most Canadians roll up their sleeves to begin a new year of work, Canada's best paid 100 CEOs will already be having a good year: They'll pocket the national average wage of $38...
January 2, 2008 | National Office
OTTAWA— Twenty years after Canada signed the Free Trade Agreement its biggest boosters have grown wealthier but promises ofbetter jobs and rising living standards fell short, says a study released by...
December 28, 2007 | National Office
OTTAWA—Canada should raise federal personal income tax rates on the rich to close the growing income gap and to bring them more in line with those in the U.S., says a study released today by the...
December 12, 2007 | National Office
(Vancouver) In spite of high education levels, many recent immigrants to BC find themselves stuck in low wage jobs, with few meaningful protections in the workplace, according to a new study released...
December 10, 2007 | BC Office