News Releases

(Vancouver) A ground-breaking study that for two years followed British Columbians living on welfare paints a disturbing picture of how people are forced to make ends meet under new welfare rules...
April 22, 2008 | BC Office
Regina – A recent Centre for Policy Alternatives’ in depth analysis of Bill 6, the Saskatchewan government’s tabled amendments to the Trade Union Act, predicts significant damages to the province’s...
March 26, 2008 | Saskatchewan Office
OTTAWA—CRTC Chair Konrad von Finckenstein is right to be skeptical about the proposed takeover of BCE Inc. by the Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and three U.S. private equity firms, say the...
March 10, 2008 | National Office
TORONTO— Twenty years after Ontario introduced pay equity, a new study finds the practice is dying on the vine – starving from years of government neglect. The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives...
March 7, 2008 | Ontario Office
OTTAWA – The minority Conservative government has let Canadians down with a budget short on the vision and leadership needed to address the most pressing issues of our time, says the Canadian Centre...
February 26, 2008 | National Office
OTTAWA – Le gouvernement de Stephen Harper doit abandonner sa propension à réduire les impôts et investir pour régler les problèmes urgents auxquels se heurtent les Canadiens, selon l’Alternative...
February 25, 2008 | National Office
OTTAWA – The Stephen Harper government needs to give up its tax cut addiction and invest in solutions to pressing problems facing Canadians, says the 2008 Alternative Federal Budget (AFB), released...
February 25, 2008 | National Office
(Vancouver) People living with mental illnesses, developmental disabilities and serious conditions such as MS often find themselves in a catch-22 - unable to take on full-time year-round employment,...
February 22, 2008 | BC Office
WINNIPEG – Manitoba families are working harder but the vast majority is struggling to get ahead, says a study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). The study, Stuck in Neutral,...
February 21, 2008 | National Office, Manitoba Office
(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