News Releases

(Vancouver) The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives released a major new study today called Cost Shift: How British Columbians are paying for their tax cut. The study examines a dynamic the...
July 4, 2002 | BC Office
When G8 leaders meet next week in Kananaskis, the plight of Africa will be at the top of their agenda. They are expected to unveil an action plan in response to the New Partnership for Africa's...
June 20, 2002 | National Office, BC Office
TORONTO--The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives today released the 2002-3 edition of the Alternative Budget for Ontario. The budget, prepared by the Ontario Alternative Budget Working Group,...
June 18, 2002 | Ontario Office
TORONTO--Ontario's economic recovery gives Premier Ernie Eves and his Finance Minister Janet Ecker the fiscal room to make good on the Throne Speech promises of public services improvements, Ontario...
June 13, 2002 | Ontario Office
TORONTO---The 4.8 million women, men and children living in rental housing in Ontario remain mired in the province's worst housing crisis in more than a decade. But the bad news for millions of...
June 11, 2002 | Ontario Office
(Toronto) In a report released today, three prominent economists throw cold water on the "business case" that the provincial government has offered for privatizing Hydro One. The authors, Myron...
May 31, 2002 | National Office, Ontario Office
(Vancouver) A panel of experts from Britain, the U.S. and Canada on "public-private partnerships" (P3's) say that British Columbia should think twice before adopting the P3 model. Three of the four...
May 30, 2002 | National Office, BC Office
(OTTAWA) Municipalities may face unexpected barriers in implementing the Walkerton Inquiry recommendations to protect drinking water and agricultural lands due to the federal governments approach to...
May 29, 2002 | National Office
(Vancouver) The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) says a federal government discussion paper on the economic costs and benefits of ratifying Kyoto confirms its own findings in a recently...
May 15, 2002 | National Office, BC Office
Halifax: According to a publication released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives - Nova Scotia (CCPA-NS), the Nova Scotia real minimum wage has decreased by more than $2.00 over the...
May 8, 2002 | Nova Scotia Office
The claim that health spending in Ontario is out of control has no factual basis, according to a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives' Ontario Alternative Budget...
May 6, 2002 | Ontario Office
(OTTAWA) The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) has released a new study laying to rest the myth that tens of thousands of jobs will hit the scrap heap if the federal government endorses...
April 30, 2002 | National Office, BC Office
The Ontario government's operating grants to the province's universities, allowing for inflation and enrolment growth, declined by $348 million, or 17%, between 1995-96 and 2000-01, according to a...
April 29, 2002 | Ontario Office
A report from the Ontario Alternative Budget Working Group released today challenges the key assumption underlying the Eves Government's claim that the province is on the brink of another fiscal...
April 22, 2002 | Ontario Office
(Ottawa) A new report by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives sheds some light on the pressing issue of inequality in the global economy. The report, The Global Divide, comes as officials...
April 18, 2002 | National Office, BC Office