News Releases

TORONTO – Ontario tenants who have fallen behind on their rent because of COVID-19 will need provincial help to stay housed when the current eviction ban is lifted, new analysis from the Canadian...
May 28, 2020 | Ontario Office
Halifax—In a new report released today, Are you with us? Covid-19 confirms the need to transform Nova Scotia’s social safety net, authors Tammy Findlay, Christine Saulnier and Alec Stratford provide...
May 21, 2020 | Nova Scotia Office
OTTAWA – As provinces begin re-opening, following a COVID-19 enforced shutdown that protected millions of workers from high-risk workplaces, many workers will be pressured to go back to jobs that...
May 15, 2020 | National Office
VANCOUVER - Canada should aim to become completely self-sufficient in producing masks and other essential medical supplies needed during pandemics and rely on the country’s forest industry—not its...
May 12, 2020 | BC Office
VANCOUVER - The need to work multiple jobs to make ends meet has contributed to the tragedy in seniors homes during the COVID-19 crisis, but even beyond nursing homes, working more than one job is...
May 6, 2020 | BC Office
TORONTO – The Bank of Canada (BoC) must “keep innovating” to help governments support jobs, protect public services, and address critical spending challenges through the COVID-19 era and beyond, says...
May 1, 2020 | National Office
TORONTO –– The COVID-19 crisis offers an opportunity to create a new, better normal at Canadian long-term residential care facilities, according to a new background report released today by the...
April 24, 2020 | National Office
VANCOUVER — The coronavirus pandemic has shone a light on serious problems in Canada’s seniors care system and after the crisis the BC government should begin to transition away from its reliance on...
April 22, 2020 | BC Office
TORONTO – As the COVID-19 death toll mounts, the Ontario government must immediately spend at least $58 million more a month on staffing to help save the lives of seniors in long-term care homes, the...
April 17, 2020 | Ontario Office
OTTAWA— Canada’s payday loan companies will see windfall profits at the expense of low- and moderate-income people if governments don’t take immediate steps to tighten regulations on the industry, a...
April 14, 2020 | National Office, Ontario Office
(VANCOUVER) Canadian charities and non-profit organizations should immediately qualify for the new Canada Emergency Wage Subsidy (CEWS) program or they’ll be forced into crisis, say Shannon Daub,...
April 3, 2020 | BC Office
OTTAWA – As new federal policies are created and adapted to attempt to counter the worst-case economic impacts of COVID-19, new analysis today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA)...
April 2, 2020 | National Office
OTTAWA—New analysis by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) estimates that the unemployment rate has likely already doubled or more due to COVID-19, with 2 million workers who have been...
March 26, 2020 | National Office
TORONTO – Close to half of working renters in Canada don’t have enough savings to pay their bills for more than a month if they lose their jobs, a new analysis by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
March 23, 2020 | National Office, Ontario Office
TORONTO – Près de la moitié des locataires canadiens ayant un emploi ne disposent pas d’assez d’économies pour payer leurs factures au-delà d’un mois s’ils perdent leur travail, montre une nouvelle...
March 23, 2020 | National Office, Ontario Office

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