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TORONTO –Ontario’s per student school funding places the province far behind most peer jurisdictions in North America, according to a comprehensive study released today by the Canadian Centre for...
November 5, 2009 | Ontario Office
OTTAWA—Planned federal and provincial corporate tax cuts will transfer $4-6 billion of annual revenue from Canadian governments to the U.S. treasury, concludes a study released today by the Canadian...
November 3, 2009 | National Office
OTTAWA - Canada's economy is still mired in recession and a long way from recovery, despite months of "green shoot" speculation, says a report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
October 29, 2009 | National Office
TORONTO – One year after the Crash of October 2008, Ontario’s recession is looking eerily like the Great Depression and governments need to do something about that, says a report released today by...
October 13, 2009 | Ontario Office
OTTAWA— Canada’s pension system needs urgent attention, says a new report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). The report, by CCPA Research Associate and pension...
October 8, 2009 | National Office
(Vancouver) The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives is calling on the BC government to reverse all cuts to public programs and/or grants made since the February 2009 budget. “The government has...
September 23, 2009 | BC Office
OTTAWA – There is a major affordability gap between Canada’s richest and poorest households, says a new Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives study released today. The Affordability Gap: Spending...
September 23, 2009 | National Office
HALIFAX - The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Nova Scotia released its ‘alternative budget’ today. The NS Alternative Budget Working Group, which is comprised of a coalition of academics and...
September 20, 2009 | Nova Scotia Office
OTTAWA—The Bank of Canada is not up to the challenges brought on by the world financial crisis, says a new report by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. According to the report, the central...
September 14, 2009 | National Office
Regina — For the past thirty years, the richest in the province have secured the lion’s share of Saskatchewan’s economic growth, while those at the lower end of the income spectrum have made few or...
September 3, 2009 | Saskatchewan Office
OTTAWA—Canada still has shockingly high rates of women’s poverty but the recession seems to have sidelined anti-poverty policies, says a new study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA...
September 1, 2009 | National Office
(Vancouver) In the wake of Tuesday’s Throne Speech signaling major cuts in public spending, a new report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) cautions that cuts will only make the...
August 27, 2009 | BC Office
OTTAWA—It’s time for the “shadow banking” system to come out of the closet and be regulated, just as the banks are, says a report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA...
August 27, 2009 | National Office
Halifax, Nova Scotia – Today’s launch of the interim report of the government’s “independent” review of the province’s finances is an exercise in cynical political manipulation, says a new report...
August 17, 2009 | Nova Scotia Office
OTTAWA—Prime working age men are bearing the brunt of Canada's recession, says a new report by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). According to the report, 71% of those who have lost...
July 25, 2009 | National Office