News Releases

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
(Halifax / Moncton) Une nouvelle étude publiée aujourd'hui, intitulée «Coût de la pauvreté au Nouveau-Brunswick», réalisée conjointement par l'économiste Angella MacEwen et Christine Saulnier, révèle...
September 27, 2011 |
TORONTO—A detailed statistical review of the 13 statistical graphs contained in the Conservative changebook platform document finds that not one of them conforms to the normal requirements of...
September 13, 2011 | Ontario Office
OTTAWA—Ontario’s system of financing higher education is becoming less equitable and more regressive for families, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA)....
August 31, 2011 | Ontario Office
VANCOUVER – Despite having the richest forest resources in Canada, BC lags well behind other provinces in generating jobs making higher-value wood products, and is at increased risk of losing further...
August 11, 2011 | BC Office
Regina — With the release of the final report in the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Saskatchewan series “Transforming Saskatchewan’s Electrical Future,” former Saskatchewan Cabinet Minister...
July 28, 2011 | Saskatchewan Office
(Vancouver) Governments frequently claim that they can’t afford to take action on poverty, but a new study shows that it’s much more costly to allow poverty to continue and pay for the consequences....
July 14, 2011 | BC Office
Regina — In the debate over sustainable energy options for the future, wind and solar power usually receive the bulk of attention. However, recent technological developments are creating a new...
June 30, 2011 | Saskatchewan Office
(Vancouver) Public debate about taxes may be focused on the HST, but a new report suggests that the HST is only one piece of an inequitable provincial tax system, a system in which the richest 20% of...
June 28, 2011 | BC Office
OTTAWA—Monday’s federal budget is expected to unleash one of the biggest assaults on the public sector in Canada’s history, says a new Alternative Federal Budget (AFB) report by the Canadian Centre...
June 1, 2011 | National Office
Halifax – The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Nova Scotia (CCPA-NS) released a new report today which shows that Nova Scotia students and their families are paying almost three times as...
May 11, 2011 | Nova Scotia Office
OTTAWA—Canada’s financial sector has been the greatest beneficiary of recent corporate income tax cuts, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA).  The study,...
April 27, 2011 | National Office