News Releases

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
(Vancouver) Amid rising public concern about poverty and homelessness, the provincial government is being urged to adopt a comprehensive anti-poverty strategy in its next budget. “With a surplus that...
September 27, 2006 | BC Office
(Vancouver) A report published today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives shows that BC ranks 8th among Canadian provinces on per capita funding for the Auditor General’s Office, and 6th...
September 27, 2006 | BC Office
OTTAWA—Chez les forces de la coalition en Afghanistan, le fardeau des pertes que les Forces canadiennes subissent est disproportionné, selon Canada's Fallen, un rapport diffusé aujourd'hui par le...
September 18, 2006 | National Office
OTTAWA—Canadian Forces are incurring a disproportionately heavy burden of casualties among coalition forces in Afghanistan, says Canada's Fallen, a report released today by the Canadian Centre for...
September 18, 2006 | National Office
OTTAWA—Federal deregulation—euphemistically called “smart regulation”—poses a serious threat to public health and the environment, says a new report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
September 14, 2006 | National Office, BC Office
(Vancouver) An independent analysis of the Sea-to-Sky highway project has found that it will cost taxpayers an extra $220 million over the next 25 years as a P3 than if the government had used its...
September 12, 2006 | BC Office
(Vancouver) An Assistant Professor of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University is calling on the provincial government to re-think its approach to mental health care. “In recent years, we’ve seen...
August 30, 2006 | BC Office
OTTAWA—The federal and provincial governments must work together to reduce disparities in our health care system, says a new report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.The...
July 26, 2006 | National Office
OTTAWA—The largest contributor to the so-called fiscal imbalance, is interprovincial tax cut competition—not federal cuts in transfer payments, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for...
July 11, 2006 | National Office
OTTAWA – Selon une étude rendue publique aujourd’hui par le Centre canadien de politiques alternatives (CCPA), la concurrence interprovinciale au titre des réductions d’impôt serait le plus important...
July 11, 2006 | National Office