News Releases

OTTAWA—Federal cutbacks announced in the 2010 and 2011 budgets will result in more than 60,000 job losses, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). Any...
January 23, 2012 | National Office
OTTAWA – Les compressions au niveau fédéral annoncées dans les budgets de 2010 et 2011 auront comme conséquence des pertes de plus de 60 000 emplois selon une étude publiée aujourd’hui par le Centre...
January 23, 2012 | National Office
(Vancouver) As Canada’s premiers meet in Victoria to discuss different approaches to health system reform, a new study raises serious concerns about “Activity Based Funding” (ABF), a new funding...
January 16, 2012 | BC Office
TORONTO—The highest paid 100 CEOs on Canada’s TSX Index had reason to cheer the New Year: By noon January 3, they had already pocketed $44,366 – what it takes the average wage earner an entire year...
January 3, 2012 | National Office
TORONTO – Les PDG les mieux rémunérés  au Canada selon l’index TSX  ont raison d’être heureux en cette nouvelle année.  Dès midi le 3 janvier, ils auront gagné 44 366,00$;  ce qui représente ce que...
January 3, 2012 | National Office
OTTAWA—The newly proposed Pooled Registered Pension Plan (PRPP) program will do nothing to solve Canada’s pension crisis, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (...
December 7, 2011 | National Office
(Halifax/Charlottetown)—According to economist, Angella MacEwen, the co-author of a new report released today, "Prince Edward Island cannot afford to allow people to live in poverty any longer. While...
December 7, 2011 | Nova Scotia Office
OTTAWA—To get serious about climate change, Canada needs to not only cut its consumption of fossil fuels, but also stop peddling fossil fuels in export markets, says a study released today by the...
November 29, 2011 | National Office
HALIFAX, NS – Twenty-two years ago (in 1989), the government of Canada promised to end child poverty by the year 2000. However, as Lesley Frank, author of a report released today by the Canadian...
November 23, 2011 | Nova Scotia Office
OTTAWA—The richest 20% of Canadian income earners are responsible for almost double (1.8 times) the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of those in the lowest income group, says a new study released today...
November 15, 2011 | National Office
(Vancouver) A new study concludes that BC’s ballooning shale gas industry is the natural gas equivalent of Alberta’s tar sands, placing the province’s water and hydro resource at risk as well as...
November 9, 2011 | BC Office
OTTAWA—Canada needs a comprehensive national energy policy, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). The study, by John Calvert and Marjorie Griffin Cohen,...
October 25, 2011 | National Office
OTTAWA—Despite their moderate size – taken together, Canada and Mexico would only be the fifth largest of the world's economies – they are the major foreign source of the United States' wealth and...
October 20, 2011 | National Office
(Vancouver) A new study calls for a more fair and effective approach to residential energy efficiency in BC as part of an aggressive climate action framework. The study recommends protecting low-...
September 28, 2011 | BC Office
(Halifax/Moncton) A new study released today, entitled Cost of Poverty in New Brunswick, co-authored by economist Angella MacEwen and Christine Saulnier, reveals that: ➢ Poverty costs the New...
September 27, 2011 | Nova Scotia Office