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OTTAWA--With the 15th anniversary of the Canada-US Free Agreement just days away, a new report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives examines the free trade claims of the big business...
December 22, 2003 | National Office
OTTAWA—Bien que Paul Martin souligne les bons résultats sur le plan de la croissance économique et des emplois en hausse alors qu’il était ministre des Finances, ses résultats économiques généraux...
December 10, 2003 | National Office
OTTAWA--While Paul Martin points to a strong record of economic growth and rising employment during his tenure as Finance Minister, his overall economic record is flawed when viewed from the...
December 10, 2003 | National Office
(Vancouver) The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (BC) and Simon Fraser University are launching a five-year project that will study changes to provincial public policies that impact the...
December 9, 2003 | BC Office
OTTAWA--Free trade's promises of a significant boost to productivity growth and positive restructuring of Canadian industry have been largely unrealized, according to a report released today by the...
December 4, 2003 | National Office
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