News Releases

(Ottawa) – Le nouveau rapport publié aujourd’hui par le Centre canadien de politiques alternatives (CCPA) soulève de sérieuses questions concernant les répercussions du projet de pipeline de gaz...
June 19, 2008 | National Office
(OTTAWA) – A new report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) raises serious questions about the impact of a proposed trans-Afghanistan natural gas pipeline on the role...
June 19, 2008 | National Office
(Vancouver) A new study of farm work in BC reveals systematic violations of employment standards and health and safety regulations, poor and often dangerous working conditions, and dismal enforcement...
June 18, 2008 | BC Office
EDMONTON – En vertu de l’ALÉNA, même si le Canada est confronté à une pénurie en gaz naturel et qu’il importe 49 % du pétrole qu’il consomme, il lui est défendu de diminuer ses exportations actuelles...
May 28, 2008 | National Office
EDMONTON—Despite the fact that we are running out of natural gas, and that we import 49% of the oil we consume, NAFTA dictates that Canada’s government cannot reduce the percentage of oil and gas we...
May 28, 2008 | National Office
OTTAWA—The federal government's planned corporate tax cuts will only exacerbate the existing inequalities in Canada's economy—both between regions and across industries, says a study released today...
May 8, 2008 | National Office
TORONTO – Ontario taxpayers could be saddled with $585 million in higher costs due to the provincial government’s decision to let private sector bidders oversee 14 hospital projects, says a study by...
May 7, 2008 | Ontario Office
HALIFAX -- The government has the opportunity to tackle pressing problems like poverty and climate change in their upcoming budget, according to a report released today by the Canadian Centre for...
April 28, 2008 | Nova Scotia Office
TORONTO – Canada’s inequality in wealth and income is growing, and at a more rapid pace than before, says a new study released by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). The study, by...
April 28, 2008 | National Office
HALIFAX – Uniacke Square could become a model for healthy and vibrant, low-income communities if there is a deliberate and strategic program of public investment in community-led revitalization....
April 24, 2008 | Manitoba Office, Nova Scotia Office
(Vancouver) A ground-breaking study that for two years followed British Columbians living on welfare paints a disturbing picture of how people are forced to make ends meet under new welfare rules...
April 22, 2008 | BC Office
Regina – A recent Centre for Policy Alternatives’ in depth analysis of Bill 6, the Saskatchewan government’s tabled amendments to the Trade Union Act, predicts significant damages to the province’s...
March 26, 2008 | Saskatchewan Office
OTTAWA—CRTC Chair Konrad von Finckenstein is right to be skeptical about the proposed takeover of BCE Inc. by the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and three U.S. private equity firms, say the...
March 10, 2008 | National Office
TORONTO— Twenty years after Ontario introduced pay equity, a new study finds the practice is dying on the vine – starving from years of government neglect. The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives...
March 7, 2008 | Ontario Office
OTTAWA – The minority Conservative government has let Canadians down with a budget short on the vision and leadership needed to address the most pressing issues of our time, says the Canadian Centre...
February 26, 2008 | National Office