News Releases

OTTAWA—A study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) points the finger at corporate negligence and regulatory failure as root causes of the Lac-Mégantic disaster....
October 22, 2013 | National Office
Ottawa—Une étude publiée aujourd’hui par le Centre canadien de politiques alternatives (CCPA) montre du doigt la négligence des entreprises et la défaillance réglementaire comme étant des causes de...
October 21, 2013 | National Office
OTTAWA—The reintroduction of postal banking in Canada would offer access to financial services not now available to many Canadians, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
October 9, 2013 | National Office
OTTAWA — La relance des services bancaires postaux au Canada donnerait accès à des services financiers dont beaucoup de Canadiens ne disposent pas maintenant, selon une étude dévoilée aujourd’hui par...
October 9, 2013 | National Office
TORONTO – Ontario is becoming one of the toughest places in Canada for youth to land a job, says a new study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’ Ontario office (CCPA Ontario). The Young...
September 27, 2013 | Ontario Office
OTTAWA – A report on the planned procurement of Close Combat Vehicles has just been released by the Rideau Institute and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.  “Stuck in a Rut: Harper...
September 18, 2013 | National Office
OTTAWA—The average cost of tuition and compulsory fees for Canadian undergraduate students will rise by almost 13% over the next four years, from $6,610 this fall to an estimated $7,437 in 2016-17,...
September 11, 2013 | National Office
OTTAWA — La moyenne des frais de scolarité et des frais obligatoires des étudiants du premier cycle dans les universités canadiennes augmentera de presque 13 % au cours des quatre prochaines années...
September 11, 2013 | National Office
Halifax, NS – The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives – Nova Scotia is pleased to release our latest report Working Together For Fairness.  The report critically analyzes the current government’s...
August 28, 2013 | Nova Scotia Office
Halifax—On August 8th, 2011, the Nova Scotia government made several changes that affect access to special needs allowances under the income assistance system. Last summer, the CCPA-NS began an...
July 17, 2013 | Nova Scotia Office
OTTAWA— Progress on ending violence against women in Canada is stalled by the absence of a coherent national policy and consistent information about the levels of that violence says a study released...
July 11, 2013 | National Office
Regina – A new policy brief from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’ Saskatchewan Office, The Great Wall Ties Chairman Calvert’s Five-Year Plan: Employment Growth in the New Saskatchewan,...
June 25, 2013 | Saskatchewan Office
OTTAWA—Indigenous children in Canada are over two and a half times more likely to live in poverty than non-Indigenous children, according to a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
June 19, 2013 | National Office
OTTAWA – Les enfants autochtones du Canada sont deux fois et demie plus susceptibles de vivre dans la pauvreté que les enfants non autochtones, selon une étude dévoilée aujourd’hui par le Centre...
June 19, 2013 | National Office
Community Campus Partnerships of Health (CCPH) is delighted to announce the 12th recipient of the CCPH annual award, the Manitoba Research Alliance in Winnipeg. The award highlights the power and...
June 14, 2013 | Manitoba Office