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OTTAWA – Le budget fédéral du 27 janvier sera l’un des plus importants de toute l’histoire du Canada et devrait respecter cinq critères essentiels, a indiqué le Centre canadien de politiques...
January 23, 2009 | National Office
OTTAWA— The January 27 federal budget will be one of the most important in Canada’s history and should meet five key tests, says the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). “What’s in this...
January 23, 2009 | National Office
VANCOUVER - On the 28th anniversary of the deaths of four construction workers on the Bentall Tower IV, the BC Building Trades Council and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives released a new...
January 7, 2009 | BC Office
OTTAWA—Today the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) released the Alternative Federal Budget (AFB) fiscal stimulus plan, a one-year package that would create 407,000 jobs, boost the...
January 6, 2009 | National Office
OTTAWA—Le Centre canadien de politiques alternatives (CCPA) a publié aujourd’hui le Programme de stimulation fiscale de l’Alternative budgétaire pour le gouvernement fédéral, un programme d’un an qui...
January 6, 2009 | National Office
TORONTO – Canada may be in for a rocky economic ride, but the nation’s best paid 100 CEOs are still basking in the glow of the banner year of 2007: they got a record 22% average pay hike in 2007....
January 2, 2009 | National Office
Publicly funded health care continues to be affordable in Canada according to a recent Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’ analysis, Financing the Health Care System: Is Long-term Sustainability...
December 15, 2008 | Saskatchewan Office
(VANCOUVER) As the provincial election draws closer, a new report calls on BC’s political parties to commit to legislated targets and timelines to dramatically reduce poverty and homelessness....
December 11, 2008 | BC Office
(Ottawa)—On the eve of the 60th anniversary of the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights a new international report concludes that budgets profoundly impact the attainment of human rights, and the...
December 8, 2008 | National Office
TORONTO—During this economic downturn, Ontario could tolerate a deficit in its normal operations of up to $3 billion and provide temporary economic stimulus and support without falling into...
December 1, 2008 | Ontario Office
VICTORIA — In just two years, the Softwood Lumber Agreement has cost BC’s forest industry more than half a billion dollars in new export taxes and led some companies to invest outside the province, a...
November 27, 2008 | BC Office
OTTAWA—The federal government’s response to Canada’s shaky economic situation is wildly out of step with what governments around the world are doing to protect their citizens, says the Canadian...
November 27, 2008 | National Office
OTTAWA—On convient généralement à présent que le gouvernement fédéral encourra des déficits ces prochaines années, mais un rapport rendu public aujourd’hui par le Centre canadien de politiques...
November 25, 2008 | National Office
OTTAWA — While it is now generally acknowledged that the federal government is headed for deficit in the coming years, a report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA)...
November 25, 2008 | National Office
TORONTO – In Canada’s most expensive urban area, Ontario’s minimum wage falls far short of what families need for a decent standard of living, says the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. The...
November 18, 2008 | Ontario Office