News Releases

OTTAWA—Indigenous children in Canada are over two and a half times more likely to live in poverty than non-Indigenous children, according to a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
June 19, 2013 | National Office
OTTAWA – Les enfants autochtones du Canada sont deux fois et demie plus susceptibles de vivre dans la pauvreté que les enfants non autochtones, selon une étude dévoilée aujourd’hui par le Centre...
June 19, 2013 | National Office
Community Campus Partnerships of Health (CCPH) is delighted to announce the 12th recipient of the CCPH annual award, the Manitoba Research Alliance in Winnipeg. The award highlights the power and...
June 14, 2013 | Manitoba Office
OTTAWA— Public investment in postsecondary education is paid back to governments in full and helps to reduce the financial risks taken on by students, says a new study released today by the Canadian...
June 14, 2013 | National Office
VANCOUVER – The BC government has a poor handle on how much water major industries are using, even though those industries are expanding and climate change is altering stream and river flows, a new...
June 11, 2013 | BC Office
OTTAWA – A new report on the future of Canada’s submarine program has just been released by the Rideau Institute and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.  “That Sinking Feeling: Canada’s...
June 11, 2013 | National Office
OTTAWA – L’Institut Rideau et le Centre canadien de politiques alternatives viennent de publier un rapport sur l’avenir du programme canadien des sous-marins. « That Sinking Feeling: Canada’s...
June 11, 2013 | National Office
TORONTO – A new study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA-Ontario) lays out a compromise solution to political gridlock over how to pay for the region’s $2.5 billion in planned...
May 23, 2013 | Ontario Office
A ground-breaking report will be released on the steps of the Manitoba legislature today at noon. The report, by the Migrant Worker Solidarity Network and The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-...
May 15, 2013 | Manitoba Office
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, together with community partners is holding a community celebration to mark a new partnership with Universitas—a global information sharing initiative...
May 3, 2013 | Manitoba Office
(Vancouver) $19.62 is the 2013 Vancouver living wage, according to a report released today that calculates the hourly wage that two working parents with young children must earn to cover the real...
May 2, 2013 | BC Office
OTTAWA—Without a change in public policy, Canada’s gender gap won’t go away anytime soon, says a new study from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). The study, by CCPA Research...
April 24, 2013 | National Office
OTTAWA – A new report examining the government’s plans to build Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ships has just been released by the Rideau Institute and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. Titanic...
April 11, 2013 | National Office
OTTAWA – L’Institut Rideau et le Centre canadien de politiques alternatives publient un nouveau rapport sur le projet du gouvernement canadien de construire des navires de patrouille extracôtiers /...
April 11, 2013 | National Office
(Vancouver) A report released today finds that spending cuts and staff reductions have seriously weakened BC’s public sector, which is the smallest in Canada when measured as a share of the...
April 9, 2013 | BC Office