News Releases

OTTAWA – L’inégalité de revenu entre les Autochtones et le reste des Canadiens perdure, affirme le Centre canadien de politiques alternatives (CCPA) dans une nouvelle étude qui marque une étape. Les...
April 8, 2010 | National Office
OTTAWA – Income inequality between Aboriginal peoples and the rest of Canadians is stubbornly high, says a groundbreaking new study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). For every...
April 8, 2010 | National Office
Halifax, NS – The 11th Nova Scotia Alternative Budget entitled “Finding a New Balance: Building Capacity for Nova Scotia’s Future” was released today by the Nova Scotia office of the Canadian Centre...
March 23, 2010 | Nova Scotia Office
TORONTO – The global recession hit Ontario harder than most provinces, making the need for job creation – not deficit reduction -- a top priority in this week’s provincial budget, says a new report...
March 22, 2010 | Ontario Office
OTTAWA – It’s time to remove the rose-coloured glasses around the reliability of “consensus” forecasts used in the federal budget, says a new report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
March 15, 2010 | National Office
OTTAWA – The Harper government’s budget fails to measure up to its own job creation promises, says the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA), a progressive think tank. Instead of fixing the...
March 4, 2010 | National Office
OTTAWA – Canada faces its worst job crisis in a generation and the federal government needs to step forward with a solution in this week’s budget, says the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (...
March 1, 2010 | National Office
OTTAWA - Le Canada est confronté à sa pire crise de l'emploi depuis une génération, et le gouvernement fédéral doit monter au créneau en proposant une solution dans le budget qu'il présente cette...
March 1, 2010 | National Office
In anticipation of Tuesday’s provincial budget, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives warns that further cuts to public spending will impede the economic recovery, which is already expected to...
February 25, 2010 | BC Office
OTTAWA—The tentative Buy American deal fails to gain a meaningful exemption for Canadian suppliers from provisions in the U.S. stimulus package while permanently curtailing provincial and municipal...
February 9, 2010 | National Office
OTTAWA—Canada’s Employment Insurance system is failing the “stress test” of the recession and fixing it must be a key priority in the upcoming federal budget, says a new report from the Canadian...
January 25, 2010 | National Office
Vancouver — Forest industry unions and leading environmental groups have united behind a plan that calls on the BC government to conserve more forest, halt rampant wood waste and promote wise use of...
January 11, 2010 | BC Office
TORONTO—In the CCPA’s annual review of executive compensation in Canada released January 4, 2010 (A Soft Landing: Recession and Canada’s 100 highest paid CEOs), an oversight was inadvertently made in...
January 5, 2010 | National Office
TORONTO—Canadians may have been hit hard by a worldwide economic recession, but it appears Canada’s 100 highest paid CEOs are enjoying a soft landing. A report on executive compensation by the...
January 4, 2010 | National Office
OTTAWA—A new report shows that Canada’s rising National Defence spending is $21.185 billion in 2009-2010, making Canada’s rank 13th highest in the world, and 6th highest among NATO’s 28 members,...
December 10, 2009 | National Office