News Releases

(Halifax/Moncton)—The authors of a new report estimate that the New Brunswick government could increase its annual revenue by more than $260 million per year, if it chooses to make progressive...
February 20, 2012 | Nova Scotia Office
(Halifax / Moncton) Les auteurs d'un nouveau rapport estiment que la province du Nouveau-Brunswick pourrait voir ses revenus annuels augmenter de plus 260 millions de dollars par année si seulement...
February 20, 2012 | Nova Scotia Office
(Vancouver) BC Ombudsperson Kim Carter’s report on the crisis in seniors care, released Wednesday, provides “an extraordinarily thorough, precise and do-able roadmap for rebuilding BC’s home and...
February 16, 2012 | BC Office
OTTAWA—The twin claims by political leaders that the damage done by the recession to the Canadian economy and labour market have been repaired and that Canada survived the recession much better than...
January 26, 2012 | National Office
(Vancouver) A new study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives challenges the conventional wisdom that the public heavily subsidizes post-secondary education. Paid in Full: Who Pays for...
January 25, 2012 | BC Office
OTTAWA—Federal cutbacks announced in the 2010 and 2011 budgets will result in more than 60,000 job losses, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). Any...
January 23, 2012 | National Office
OTTAWA – Les compressions au niveau fédéral annoncées dans les budgets de 2010 et 2011 auront comme conséquence des pertes de plus de 60 000 emplois selon une étude publiée aujourd’hui par le Centre...
January 23, 2012 | National Office
(Vancouver) As Canada’s premiers meet in Victoria to discuss different approaches to health system reform, a new study raises serious concerns about “Activity Based Funding” (ABF), a new funding...
January 16, 2012 | BC Office
TORONTO—The highest paid 100 CEOs on Canada’s TSX Index had reason to cheer the New Year: By noon January 3, they had already pocketed $44,366 – what it takes the average wage earner an entire year...
January 3, 2012 | National Office
TORONTO – Les PDG les mieux rémunérés  au Canada selon l’index TSX  ont raison d’être heureux en cette nouvelle année.  Dès midi le 3 janvier, ils auront gagné 44 366,00$;  ce qui représente ce que...
January 3, 2012 | National Office
OTTAWA—The newly proposed Pooled Registered Pension Plan (PRPP) program will do nothing to solve Canada’s pension crisis, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (...
December 7, 2011 | National Office
(Halifax/Charlottetown)—According to economist, Angella MacEwen, the co-author of a new report released today, "Prince Edward Island cannot afford to allow people to live in poverty any longer. While...
December 7, 2011 | Nova Scotia Office
OTTAWA—To get serious about climate change, Canada needs to not only cut its consumption of fossil fuels, but also stop peddling fossil fuels in export markets, says a study released today by the...
November 29, 2011 | National Office
HALIFAX, NS – Twenty-two years ago (in 1989), the government of Canada promised to end child poverty by the year 2000. However, as Lesley Frank, author of a report released today by the Canadian...
November 23, 2011 | Nova Scotia Office
OTTAWA—The richest 20% of Canadian income earners are responsible for almost double (1.8 times) the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of those in the lowest income group, says a new study released today...
November 15, 2011 | National Office