News Releases

(Vancouver) In the wake of a Premier's meeting dominated by concerns about climate change policies, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives released a discussion paper today about ways British...
February 7, 2008 | BC Office
OTTAWA—The number of challenges launched by foreign investors against Canada under NAFTA’s controversial investment rules continues to grow, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for...
January 28, 2008 | National Office
OTTAWA—Removing Canada’s existing foreign ownership restrictions would be a big mistake, says the author of a report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). The report,...
January 22, 2008 | National Office
WINNIPEG—Poverty, inadequate housing and lack of opportunity continue to provide immense challenges for inner-city residents. But community organizations are making a difference. Using a...
January 15, 2008 | Manitoba Office
OTTAWA—A decade of federal budget surpluses could come to an end if an economic slowdown materializes in 2008, says a technical paper for the Alternative Federal Budget, published today by the...
January 14, 2008 | National Office, BC Office
OTTAWA—Une décennie d'excédents budgétaires fédéraux pourrait prendre fin si un ralentissement économique se matérialise en 2008, selon un document technique de l"Alternative budgétaire pour le...
January 14, 2008 | National Office, BC Office
Saskatoon – According to a recent Centre for Policy Alternatives groundbreaking study on inner city community development, a unique form of ‘bottom up’ development in Saskatoon and Winnipeg has been...
January 14, 2008 | Saskatchewan Office, Manitoba Office
TORONTO - By the time most Canadians roll up their sleeves to begin a new year of work, Canada's best paid 100 CEOs will already be having a good year: They'll pocket the national average wage of $38...
January 2, 2008 | National Office
OTTAWA— Twenty years after Canada signed the Free Trade Agreement its biggest boosters have grown wealthier but promises ofbetter jobs and rising living standards fell short, says a study released by...
December 28, 2007 | National Office
OTTAWA—Canada should raise federal personal income tax rates on the rich to close the growing income gap and to bring them more in line with those in the U.S., says a study released today by the...
December 12, 2007 | National Office
(Vancouver) In spite of high education levels, many recent immigrants to BC find themselves stuck in low wage jobs, with few meaningful protections in the workplace, according to a new study released...
December 10, 2007 | BC Office
TORONTO – Most women are getting shut out of Employment Insurance (EI) coverage in Canada, says a study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). The gap between men's and women’s EI...
November 22, 2007 | National Office
TORONTO – Au Canada, la plupart des femmes sont pénalisées par la couverture prévue par l’assurance-emploi (AE), révèle une étude du Centre canadien de politiques alternatives (CCPA). L’écart entre l...
November 22, 2007 | National Office
HALIFAX - The Nova Scotia government's proposal to ban strikes in health care and community services would remove one of the key mechanisms workers have to warn of system failures, according to a...
November 22, 2007 | Nova Scotia Office
OTTAWA — To mark National Medicare Week, November 18-24, the Canadian Health Coalition and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives are launching a new book entitled Medicare: Facts, Myths,...
November 19, 2007 | National Office