News Releases

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
OTTAWA-Trade ministers from Canada and 40 other countries in North, Central and South America are meeting in Miami this week to try to reach agreement on establishing a Free Trade Area of the...
November 18, 2003 | National Office
Toronto - Four prominent economists and a former director of audit operations with Canada's Auditor General released a report today that is sharply critical of controversial "public-private-...
November 6, 2003 | National Office
Ottawa—Malgré la campagne de peur menée par John Manley et Paul Martin au sujet de sombres perspectives budgétaires, les calculs de l’Alternative budgétaire pour le gouvernement fédéral montrent que...
October 31, 2003 | National Office
Ottawa--Despite John Manley and Paul Martin's repeated warnings of a dismal fiscal outlook, the Alternative Federal Budget's calculations show Canadians can expect an underlying federal surplus of $6...
October 31, 2003 | National Office
(Halifax) A report released by the CCPA today finds that Canadian ports need to take a sober and realistic look at their expectations of the cruise industry. The study finds that, in their rush to...
September 25, 2003 | BC Office, Nova Scotia Office
OTTAWA--Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs), while promoted as an innovative approach to the provision of public goods and services, are playing a damaging role in Ontario's universities, according to...
September 24, 2003 | National Office, Ontario Office
OTTAWA--The draft text of the World Trade Organization's declaration submitted to the upcoming "Ministerial" session in Cancun, Mexico, is heavily biased to the priorities and interests of the...
September 11, 2003 | National Office
OTTAWA--A new study warns that a WTO agreement on competition policy could have a number of negative consequences. It recommends that WTO Ministers reject a proposal to negotiate competition policy...
August 29, 2003 | National Office, BC Office
HALIFAX - According to a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives the Hamm government's 10% income tax cut will increase the economic inequality between Halifax and the...
July 31, 2003 | Nova Scotia Office
HALIFAX - According to a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives the Nova Scotia provincial income tax cut for 2004 will provide minimal, if any, benefit to middle and low...
July 25, 2003 | Nova Scotia Office
Vancouver--A new economic study shows that industrial salmon aquaculture will deliver no or few new jobs in BC, even if the industry doubles in size. What's more, the industry produces relatively few...
July 17, 2003 | BC Office
(Vancouver) The announcement earlier this week by the Insurance Corporation of BC (ICBC) that it intends to increase optional insurance premiums for young and old drivers, and for those living in...
July 4, 2003 | BC Office
OTTAWA--The "Big Idea"--a bargain that would see Canada giving the U.S. a strong North American security perimeter and greater access to our energy resources in return for supposedly secure access to...
June 26, 2003 | National Office