News Releases

Halifax—Close consideration of the probable costs and benefits of the Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (“CETA”) for Nova Scotia reveals that the agreement's benefits are being oversold, while...
October 23, 2012 | Nova Scotia Office
(Vancouver) Just five years ago the BC government legislated targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs), but the province’s 2012 Natural Gas Strategy risks breaking that legislation. The...
October 10, 2012 | BC Office
OTTAWA—The ability of Canada’s young workers to find stable, well-paid, and meaningful work is increasingly under threat, says a report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives....
October 4, 2012 | National Office
Regina —The Saskatchewan government’s contemplated changes to labour legislation as outlined in the Consultation Paper on the Renewal of Labour Legislation in Saskatchewan will have the perverse...
September 24, 2012 | National Office, Saskatchewan Office
OTTAWA—A trade deal with the European Union (EU) that’s being negotiated behind closed doors could result in as many as 70,000 job losses in Ontario, says a report by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
September 19, 2012 | Ontario Office
OTTAWA—Average tuition and compulsory fees for Canadian undergraduate students are estimated to rise almost 18% over the next four years, from almost $6,200 in 2011-12 to over $7,300, says a study...
September 11, 2012 | National Office, Ontario Office
Halifax, NS—Now is the time to have serious discussions about what kind of community Halifax residents want for themselves and their neighbours. That's why the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives...
August 28, 2012 | Nova Scotia Office
(Vancouver) BC seniors face continued reductions in access to key home and community care services, with serious consequences for hospital overcrowding and wait times. That’s the central finding of a...
July 11, 2012 | BC Office
(Vancouver) A new study warns that mining, oil and gas corporations are putting increasingly large demands on BC’s hydroelectricity system – essentially using clean energy to power industries that...
June 20, 2012 | BC Office
OTTAWA—Canada is not immune to the banking problems we see abroad, cautions “No More Swimming Naked”, a report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA).  Like all banks...
June 20, 2012 | National Office
OTTAWA – A new report, released by the Rideau Institute and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, calls on the government to replace the Canadian Fixed-Wing Search and Rescue (FWSAR) fleet in...
June 19, 2012 | National Office
Halifax, NS – Nova Scotia Power Inc. has many people angry and galvanized, looking for alternatives. Their anger is fuelled by the seeming contradiction of a private company owning a public resource...
June 14, 2012 | Nova Scotia Office
OTTAWA—Accelerated oil and gas extraction will boost profits but won't drive major employment gains, says a report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). Instead,...
June 12, 2012 | National Office
HALIFAX –– An examination of income inequality in North America reveals that Mexico is the only part of the continent where the middle class has been gaining from growth, according to a study...
May 22, 2012 | National Office
OTTAWA—The total number of federal core public service job losses over the next three years will be 29,600—far more than the 19,200 estimate that is now commonly cited, says a new analysis by the...
May 17, 2012 | National Office