News Releases

TORONTO – A new Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA-Ontario) report challenges the Ontario government to take 10 steps to close the province’s persistent pay gap between men and women.  The...
April 9, 2013 | Ontario Office
OTTAWA—Despite assurances by the federal government that spending cuts would target the “back office” and avoid cuts to services, a new analysis by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives finds...
April 8, 2013 | National Office
(Vancouver) British Columbians are familiar with the three R’s approach to waste management: reduce, reuse and recycle. But a new study from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and the...
March 28, 2013 | BC Office
OTTAWA—Canada’s economy is experiencing a “carbon bubble” that could have significant consequences for Canada’s financial markets and pension funds, according to a new study released today by the...
March 26, 2013 | National Office, BC Office
Halifax—The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Nova Scotia releases its 12th annual Alternative Provincial Budget today. Strengthening Connections, Connecting Communities is a fully costed ...
March 25, 2013 | Nova Scotia Office
OTTAWA—Despite government claims to the contrary, today’s federal budget actually reduces infrastructure spending, says the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. The Building Canada Fund has been...
March 21, 2013 | National Office
St. John’s, NL—At a time when global austerity measures are causing profound hardship among populations and are proving harmful to their economies, a report by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
March 20, 2013 | National Office
TORONTO – Ontario’s experiment with austerity in 2012 is contributing to an economic slowdown that demands a different course of action in 2013, says a report by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
March 18, 2013 | Ontario Office
OTTAWA – Le Centre canadien de politiques alternatives (CCPA) prévient que d’autres mesures d’austérité du gouvernement fédéral pourraient refroidir encore davantage une économie déjà stagnante. Avec...
March 12, 2013 | National Office
OTTAWA—The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) warns more austerity measures from the federal government could further stall an already stagnant economy. With the release of its annual...
March 12, 2013 | National Office
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, Manitoba is pleased to announce the appointment of Molly McCracken to the position of Director, CCPA-MB. Ms. McCracken brings more than 14 years’...
March 5, 2013 | Manitoba Office
HALIFAX, NS – The Atlantic Institute for Market Studies, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives – Nova Scotia and the Nova Scotia Chambers of Commerce believe it is time for the Province of Nova...
February 25, 2013 | Nova Scotia Office
OTTAWA – Le défaut de réglementer attentivement l’industrie canadienne du sable bitumineux place le Canada sur une trajectoire économique et environnementale dangereuse, affirme t on dans un rapport...
February 21, 2013 | National Office
OTTAWA—A failure to carefully regulate the Canadian bitumen industry is putting Canada on a dangerous economic and environmental trajectory, says a new report released today by the Canadian Centre...
February 21, 2013 | National Office
Halifax- Atlantic Canadians deserve to know how many federal jobs will be cut in their region, their province, and their community. They also deserve to know how these job cuts will affect the...
February 20, 2013 | Nova Scotia Office