News Releases

OTTAWA – Selon un nouveau rapport, les dépenses de la Défense nationale du Canada augmentent, atteignant 21,185 milliards $ en 2009-2010; ce qui place le Canada au 13e rang mondial, et au 6e rang...
December 10, 2009 | National Office
EDMONTON—Canada’s inability to play a leadership role at international climate change is just one of many negative consequences of an energy sector that is dominated by large for-profit corporations...
December 4, 2009 | National Office
EDMONTON – L’incapacité du Canada de jouer un rôle de premier plan dans le domaine du changement climatique international n’est qu’une des nombreuses conséquences négatives de la domination du...
December 4, 2009 | National Office
OTTAWA—Canada’s Old Age Security system needs improvement in order to help ensure the economic security and dignity of Canadians in retirement, says a new report released today by the Canadian Centre...
November 25, 2009 | National Office
HALIFAX, NS - Nova Scotia Child Poverty Report Cards have recorded changes in child poverty since 1999. Each annual card has tracked progress on the government of Canada’s 1989 promise to end child...
November 23, 2009 | Nova Scotia Office
OTTAWA—Ongoing negotiations between Ottawa and Washington over Buy American laws may give away provincial and municipal procurement sovereignty, says a new study released today by the Canadian Centre...
November 10, 2009 | National Office
OTTAWA – Des négociations en cours entre Ottawa et Washington au sujet des lois sur l’achat américain pourraient céder la souveraineté des provinces et des municipalités sur les marchés publics,...
November 10, 2009 | National Office
TORONTO –Ontario’s per student school funding places the province far behind most peer jurisdictions in North America, according to a comprehensive study released today by the Canadian Centre for...
November 5, 2009 | Ontario Office
OTTAWA—Planned federal and provincial corporate tax cuts will transfer $4-6 billion of annual revenue from Canadian governments to the U.S. treasury, concludes a study released today by the Canadian...
November 3, 2009 | National Office
OTTAWA - Canada's economy is still mired in recession and a long way from recovery, despite months of "green shoot" speculation, says a report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
October 29, 2009 | National Office
TORONTO – One year after the Crash of October 2008, Ontario’s recession is looking eerily like the Great Depression and governments need to do something about that, says a report released today by...
October 13, 2009 | Ontario Office
OTTAWA— Canada’s pension system needs urgent attention, says a new report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). The report, by CCPA Research Associate and pension...
October 8, 2009 | National Office
(Vancouver) The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives is calling on the BC government to reverse all cuts to public programs and/or grants made since the February 2009 budget. “The government has...
September 23, 2009 | BC Office
OTTAWA – There is a major affordability gap between Canada’s richest and poorest households, says a new Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives study released today. The Affordability Gap: Spending...
September 23, 2009 | National Office
HALIFAX - The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Nova Scotia released its ‘alternative budget’ today. The NS Alternative Budget Working Group, which is comprised of a coalition of academics and...
September 20, 2009 | Nova Scotia Office