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More than 200,000 people will be pushed below the poverty line due to taxes owed on the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) unless urgently needed changes are made, according to a new analysis...
April 8, 2021 | National Office
VANCOUVER — A union representing forest industry workers and environmental organizations are demanding that the provincial government halt any approvals of new wood pellet mills in BC pending an...
April 7, 2021 | BC Office
Today the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Nova Scotia (CCPA-NS), along with partners in each Atlantic province, released The Cost of Poverty in the Atlantic Provinces. The report provides the...
April 7, 2021 | Nova Scotia Office
The federal government must move to implement ambitious and comprehensive legislation to support workers and communities in the shift toward a net-zero carbon economy, according to a new report,...
April 1, 2021 | National Office
VANCOUVER — Like in many Canadian cities, full-time licensed child care in BC is struggling under the financial burden of COVID-19—registering a dramatic drop in enrolment while revenue-generating...
March 18, 2021 | BC Office
Full-time licensed child care in most Canadian cities is struggling under the financial burden of COVID-19—registering a dramatic drop in enrolment while revenue-generating parent fees remain...
March 18, 2021 | National Office
Full-time licensed child care in most Canadian cities is struggling under the financial burden of COVID-19—registering a dramatic drop in enrolment while for profit centre parent fees remain...
March 18, 2021 | Manitoba Office
Dans la plupart des villes canadiennes, les services de garde réglementés offrant des services à temps plein peinent sous le poids financier de la COVID-19 et ils sont aux prises avec une baisse...
March 18, 2021 | National Office
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives released a report today that provides evidence that without urgent investment we risk losing the child care spaces we have.  Sounding the Alarm: COVID-19’s...
March 18, 2021 | Nova Scotia Office
VANCOUVER -  A non-profit model for building rental housing in Metro Vancouver could deliver substantially lower monthly rents, shows new research released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
March 16, 2021 | BC Office
VANCOUVER — A one per cent tax on wealth over $20 million would generate nearly twice as much revenue as previously calculated by the Parliamentary Budget Officer, money that could lift thousands of...
March 11, 2021 | BC Office
OTTAWA – As governments around the world prepare for World Trade Organization (WTO) meetings on intellectual property rights March 10-11, civil society groups are urging Prime Minister Justin Trudeau...
March 10, 2021 | National Office
OTTAWA—On International Women’s Day and ahead of the 2021 federal budget, a new report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives argues that targeted government action is needed to support...
March 8, 2021 | National Office
“Decades of gender equality progress was wiped away in two short months during 2020, the budget must contain meaningful action and funding for universal child care, training and skills-building, and...
March 8, 2021 | Manitoba Office
OTTAWA and HALIFAX — An expert who has been tracking 75 years of income inequality and economic growth argues Canada is on the brink of a massive change in policy direction as a result of COVID-19’s...
March 2, 2021 | National Office

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