News Releases

(HALIFAX): Nova Scotians continue to fall behind the rest of Canadians in the level of services they receive according to the Alternative Provincial Budget released today by the Canadian Centre for...
May 3, 2006 | BC Office
OTTAWA—The federal government has the resources to maintain and build on the commitments made in the 2004-05 minority Parliament and use upcoming surpluses to move forward on a progressive agenda,...
April 27, 2006 | National Office
(Vancouver) The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives is calling on the provincial government to immediately raise welfare rates, so that people can meet basic needs. Arbitrary cuts since the mid-...
April 24, 2006 | BC Office
TORONTO— The Ontario Alternative Budget for 2006 released today by the Alternative Budget Working Group of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives takes on poverty and income inequality as its...
April 12, 2006 | Ontario Office
Despite well-publicized spending commitments and a robust provincial economy, not all Saskatchewan people are benefiting and many people have been hurt by the government’s failure to adequately fund...
March 30, 2006 | Saskatchewan Office
OTTAWA—A new analysis finds that high-income families will receive a disproportionate share of the benefits from the Conservatives’ tax-cut promises. According to Standing Up For Which Families? Who...
March 29, 2006 | National Office
(Vancouver) A major study released today finds that BC’s welfare system is systematically discouraging, delaying and denying assistance to many of the people most in need of help, with harmful...
March 27, 2006 | BC Office
HALIFAX: Low income households are still vulnerable to increased energy costs according to a report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). "Our winters of discontent:...
March 20, 2006 | Nova Scotia Office
TORONTO— According to an Ontario Alternative Budget technical paper released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, the McGuinty government’s current fiscal plan would result in...
March 16, 2006 | Ontario Office
TORONTO—Despite all of Dalton McGuinty’s talk about taking politics out of budgets, the McGuinty government’s announcement to bring down its budget on March 23—a full two months earlier than last...
March 9, 2006 | Ontario Office
OTTAWA – Un rapport sur les sables bitumineux de l’Athabasca publié par le Centre canadien de politiques alternatives, le Parkland Institute et le Polaris Institute met en garde contre l’énorme...
March 7, 2006 | National Office
OTTAWA—A report on the Athabasca tar sands released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, Parkland Institute, and Polaris Institute warns of the potential enormous economic, social,...
March 7, 2006 | National Office
(Vancouver) The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives says the provincial government is once again low-balling revenues, understating 2006/07’s projected surplus by about $1.5 billion. “We need to...
February 21, 2006 | BC Office
(Vancouver) The provincial government has underestimated its revenues by $7.9 billion over the past four years and continues to low-ball projections. The government’s current “three-year fiscal plan...
February 16, 2006 | BC Office
TORONTO—Ontario’s finances are in substantially better shape than the McGuinty government’s constant cries of poverty would suggest, says a new study from the Ontario Alternative Budget project of...
February 2, 2006 | Ontario Office