News Releases

OTTAWA—A study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) estimates the previously secret extent of extraordinary support required by Canada’s banks during the financial...
April 30, 2012 | National Office
OTTAWA – Dans une étude dévoilée aujourd’hui par le Centre canadien de politiques alternatives (CCPA), les auteurs calculent l’ampleur auparavant secrète de l’aide extraordinaire dont les banques du...
April 30, 2012 | National Office
From the Living Wage for Families Campaign (Vancouver) For families with young children, the costs of basic necessities like food, rent and child care quickly add up. Even with full-time work year...
April 26, 2012 | BC Office
Halifax, NS – Tomorrow, when the government releases their budget, there will be a lot of talk about getting “Back to Balance” as the provincial government makes deficit reduction its priority. To...
April 2, 2012 | Nova Scotia Office
OTTAWA—All Canadians will pay the price for a federal budget that will result in significant job losses, weaker environmental protection, and unnecessary cuts to cherished public services, says the...
March 29, 2012 | National Office
HALIFAX – The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives – Nova Scotia released its 2012 alternative provincial budget today. In contrast to the Nova Scotia government’s 'back-to-balance' plan of across...
March 22, 2012 | Nova Scotia Office
(Vancouver) A new study reviews the economic case for the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipeline (NGP) and casts serious doubt on claims that the pipeline will lead to substantial job creation and other...
March 21, 2012 | BC Office
OTTAWA—The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) urges the federal government to table a detailed budget that restores Canadians’ trust in the economy, public institutions, and democracy....
March 15, 2012 | National Office
OTTAWA – Le Centre canadien de politiques alternatives exhorte le gouvernement fédéral à déposer un budget qui redonne aux Canadiens confiance dans l’économie, les institutions publiques et la...
March 15, 2012 | National Office
HALIFAX – The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Nova Scotia (CCPA-NS) released a new report today showing that standards for Nova Scotia’s non-unionized workers are well behind the standards in...
March 1, 2012 | Nova Scotia Office
(Halifax/Moncton)—The authors of a new report estimate that the New Brunswick government could increase its annual revenue by more than $260 million per year, if it chooses to make progressive...
February 20, 2012 | Nova Scotia Office
(Halifax / Moncton) Les auteurs d'un nouveau rapport estiment que la province du Nouveau-Brunswick pourrait voir ses revenus annuels augmenter de plus 260 millions de dollars par année si seulement...
February 20, 2012 | Nova Scotia Office
(Vancouver) BC Ombudsperson Kim Carter’s report on the crisis in seniors care, released Wednesday, provides “an extraordinarily thorough, precise and do-able roadmap for rebuilding BC’s home and...
February 16, 2012 | BC Office
OTTAWA—The twin claims by political leaders that the damage done by the recession to the Canadian economy and labour market have been repaired and that Canada survived the recession much better than...
January 26, 2012 | National Office
(Vancouver) A new study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives challenges the conventional wisdom that the public heavily subsidizes post-secondary education. Paid in Full: Who Pays for...
January 25, 2012 | BC Office