News Releases

Water fountains are becoming an endangered species on university campuses across Canada. That’s one of the findings of a national on-line survey, Corporate Initiatives on Campus: A 2008 Snapshot,...
September 2, 2008 | National Office
VANCOUVER — Despite solid economic growth and low unemployment rates, BC is home to a growing number of casual workers who struggle to achieve economic security, according to a new study by two...
August 2, 2008 | BC Office
VICTORIA — Logging rates and forestland sales by the three largest private forestland owners on southern Vancouver Island pose grave risks to globally rare Douglas fir forests and to the region’s...
July 16, 2008 | BC Office
TORONTO – Les 10 % de Canadiens et de Canadiennes les plus riches créent une plus grande empreinte écologique – dans une proportion considérable de 66 % – que le ménage moyen au Canada, révèle une...
June 24, 2008 | National Office
TORONTO – The richest 10 percent of Canadians create a bigger ecological footprint – a whopping 66 percent higher – than the average Canadian household, says a new study by the Canadian Centre for...
June 24, 2008 | National Office
(Ottawa) – Le nouveau rapport publié aujourd’hui par le Centre canadien de politiques alternatives (CCPA) soulève de sérieuses questions concernant les répercussions du projet de pipeline de gaz...
June 19, 2008 | National Office
(OTTAWA) – A new report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) raises serious questions about the impact of a proposed trans-Afghanistan natural gas pipeline on the role...
June 19, 2008 | National Office
(Vancouver) A new study of farm work in BC reveals systematic violations of employment standards and health and safety regulations, poor and often dangerous working conditions, and dismal enforcement...
June 18, 2008 | BC Office
EDMONTON – En vertu de l’ALÉNA, même si le Canada est confronté à une pénurie en gaz naturel et qu’il importe 49 % du pétrole qu’il consomme, il lui est défendu de diminuer ses exportations actuelles...
May 28, 2008 | National Office
EDMONTON—Despite the fact that we are running out of natural gas, and that we import 49% of the oil we consume, NAFTA dictates that Canada’s government cannot reduce the percentage of oil and gas we...
May 28, 2008 | National Office
OTTAWA—The federal government's planned corporate tax cuts will only exacerbate the existing inequalities in Canada's economy—both between regions and across industries, says a study released today...
May 8, 2008 | National Office
TORONTO – Ontario taxpayers could be saddled with $585 million in higher costs due to the provincial government’s decision to let private sector bidders oversee 14 hospital projects, says a study by...
May 7, 2008 | Ontario Office
HALIFAX -- The government has the opportunity to tackle pressing problems like poverty and climate change in their upcoming budget, according to a report released today by the Canadian Centre for...
April 28, 2008 | Nova Scotia Office
TORONTO – Canada’s inequality in wealth and income is growing, and at a more rapid pace than before, says a new study released by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). The study, by...
April 28, 2008 | National Office
HALIFAX – Uniacke Square could become a model for healthy and vibrant, low-income communities if there is a deliberate and strategic program of public investment in community-led revitalization....
April 24, 2008 | Manitoba Office, Nova Scotia Office