News Releases

OTTAWA--If health-care activists don't scrutinize where the recently announced over $41 billion in health-care spending is going, it could make the money squandered in the federal sponsorship scandal...
October 25, 2004 | National Office
OTTAWA--According to a report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, the idea that farmers are suffering financially because they are inefficient or uncompetitive is false....
October 21, 2004 | National Office
TORONTO--While the commitments to education announced by the McGuinty government represent a real improvement over previous years of cuts, a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
October 20, 2004 | Ontario Office
OTTAWA--Drug regulation in Canada is carried out in a very secretive manner because of the cozy relationship between the brand-name pharmaceutical industry and the Therapeutic Products Directorate (...
October 6, 2004 | National Office
OTTAWA--"After the dot.com bubble burst, who trusts Bill Gates to point out the road ahead?" asks Vincent Mosco, holder of the Canadian Research Chair in Communication and Society at Queen's...
September 29, 2004 | National Office
(Vancouver) As a result of legal aid cuts women are losing custody of their children, giving up valid legal rights to support, and being subjected to litigation harassment, according to a new report...
September 25, 2004 | BC Office
OTTAWA--An effective "New Deal" for cities requires a coherent National Urban Strategy to reinforce and redirect current levels of federal involvement in community development and sustainability,...
September 10, 2004 | National Office
(Vancouver) The provincial government is playing a shell game with social housing in BC, diverting $89 million in federal funds earmarked for new social housing into assisted living spaces in the...
August 25, 2004 | BC Office
OTTAWA--Manitoba takes the lead and Nova Scotia remains in last place in Missing Pieces: An alternative guide to Canadian post-secondary education. In the fifth year of the Canadian Centre for Policy...
August 19, 2004 | National Office
VANCOUVER - British Columbia is headed for an energy crunch if it doesn't make sweeping changes to the sector with a new focus on energy security, renewable energy and conservation, says a new report...
August 16, 2004 | BC Office
Ottawa -- Trade treaty rules and proliferating health care privatization are a dangerous mixture that threatens Medicare and health care reform in Canada, warns a new study published by the Canadian...
July 27, 2004 | National Office
(Ottawa) Would cutting taxes even further boost Canada's economic performance? Would introducing a new social program like early childhood education and care hurt Canada's productivity? A new report...
July 22, 2004 | National Office, BC Office
OTTAWA--A study released today concludes that the New Brunswick government should have proceeded with public auto insurance, despite threats from the foreign insurance industry to sue under...
June 30, 2004 | National Office
OTTAWA--Can the three major national parties pay for what they say? That's the question posed by a new study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. Can they pay for what they...
June 11, 2004 | National Office
The agreement between the Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation (NCN) and Manitoba Hydro over the development of a 200-megawatt dam and transmission line in Northern Manitoba is of uncertain financial value...
May 26, 2004 | National Office