News Releases

TORONTO--The Eves budget, released March 27, 2003 is a profound failure, delivering funding that falls far short of what is required for education and health reinvestment, and completely ignored the...
April 2, 2003 | Ontario Office
HALIFAX: According to the Nova Scotia Alternative Provincial Budget, prepared by the by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives - Nova Scotia (CCPA-NS), the government's income tax cut amounts to...
April 1, 2003 | Nova Scotia Office
TORONTO--Ontario will not be able to afford tax cuts and even a token commitment to revitalizing public services in the next fiscal year, even with higher-than-expected revenues for 2002-3 and a...
March 26, 2003 | Ontario Office
HALIFAX - With double digit growth anticipated for the cruise ship industry, ports in the Maritimes need to assess the economic, environmental and social impacts of cruise ships, according to a...
March 18, 2003 | Nova Scotia Office
TORONTO--Government housing policies are de-housing low-income, moderate and even middle-income renter households instead of giving them access to good quality, affordable homes, according to a study...
March 14, 2003 | Ontario Office
(Vancouver) The Vancouver 2010 Olympic Bid Corporation's claims that hosting the Winter Games will generate an employment boom are wildly exaggerated and not born out by the experience of previous...
February 21, 2003 | BC Office
(Vancouver) In spite of superficial changes, the 2003 BC Budget moves ahead with the government's plan of deep spending cuts, says the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. "The government...
February 18, 2003 | BC Office
OTTAWA--The majority of Canadians who want the federal government to abandon its narrow focus on tax cuts and debt reduction will find the social reinvestment they're looking for in Alternative...
February 17, 2003 | National Office
La majorité des Canadiennes et des Canadiens qui veulent que le gouvernement fédéral renonce à sa vision étroite de coupures d’impôt et de réduction de la dette trouveront le réinvestissement social...
February 17, 2003 | National Office
(Vancouver) Hosting the 2010 Winter Olympics cannot be justified on economic grounds alone. That is one of the key findings of Olympic Costs and Benefits: A Cost-Benefit Analysis of the Proposed...
February 14, 2003 | BC Office
OTTAWA--Prime Minister Jean Chretien, during both the 1997 and 2000 federal election campaigns, promised that future "fiscal dividends" (the underlying budget surpluses resulting from economic growth...
February 12, 2003 | National Office
(Vancouver) The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives says the provincial government could spare British Columbians the pain of spending cuts, while still meeting the government’s three-year...
February 4, 2003 | BC Office
TORONTO--Recent investments in public education by the Eves Government only address the recommendations of the Rozanski Report for immediate action, and will fall far short of full implementation of...
January 29, 2003 | Ontario Office
The federal government's projected budget surplus of $8 billion for the current fiscal year should be rolled into an innovative Kyoto Investment and Transition Fund instead of being used to reduce...
January 27, 2003 | National Office, BC Office
(Vancouver) The CCPA has published a policy brief called "Health care restructuring in BC." It considers the implications of the provincial government's plan for health care reorganization, announced...
January 24, 2003 | BC Office