News Releases

(Vancouver) The provincial government needs to prepare British Columbia for a world class performance in 2010, rather than ignoring pressing social and economic needs. That's the goal of the Canadian...
February 12, 2004 | BC Office
(Halifax) A report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) finds that the current and anticipated PEI deficits are manageable and well within the capacity of the province...
February 11, 2004 | Nova Scotia Office
OTTAWA--Every year since the elimination of the federal budget deficit in 1997, the government's record of forecasting its own surplus has been abysmal--and this year is no different, according to a...
February 2, 2004 | National Office
OTTAWA--Canada's public postal system is under threat at the WTO by a proposed expansion of the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS), which is being promoted by the world's largest courier...
January 28, 2004 | National Office
Malgré l’échec des négociations de l’OMC sur la politique de la concurrence et l’investissement suvenu lors de la dernière réunion ministérielle tenue à Cancun, les plus grandes entreprises de...
January 28, 2004 | National Office
OTTAWA--On the eve of the Speech from the Throne, Canada finds itself at an historic moment: will Paul Martin as Prime Minister be any different than Paul Martin as Finance Minister--The Man Who...
January 26, 2004 | National Office
(Vancouver) Real per-student funding for public education in BC has been dropping over the past three years, and is now at its lowest level in more than 15 years. Despite contrary claims by the...
January 22, 2004 | BC Office
TORONTO--The McGuinty Government cannot keep its signature campaign commitments for public services renewal without both increasing taxes and running deficits for at least part of its first term in...
January 12, 2004 | Ontario Office
OTTAWA--With the 15th anniversary of the Canada-US Free Agreement just days away, a new report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives examines the free trade claims of the big business...
December 22, 2003 | National Office
OTTAWA—Bien que Paul Martin souligne les bons résultats sur le plan de la croissance économique et des emplois en hausse alors qu’il était ministre des Finances, ses résultats économiques généraux...
December 10, 2003 | National Office
OTTAWA--While Paul Martin points to a strong record of economic growth and rising employment during his tenure as Finance Minister, his overall economic record is flawed when viewed from the...
December 10, 2003 | National Office
(Vancouver) The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (BC) and Simon Fraser University are launching a five-year project that will study changes to provincial public policies that impact the...
December 9, 2003 | BC Office
OTTAWA--Free trade's promises of a significant boost to productivity growth and positive restructuring of Canadian industry have been largely unrealized, according to a report released today by the...
December 4, 2003 | National Office
OTTAWA--Paul Martin's sterling reputation as the deficit hero may not be entirely justified, according to a study released today by the Alternative Federal Budget (AFB) project, coordinated by the...
November 28, 2003 | National Office
HALIFAX: A report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives finds that Canada and Nova Scotia have lost ground in efforts to reduce child poverty. "Promises to Keep: The Nova...
November 24, 2003 | Nova Scotia Office