News Releases

OTTAWA—A new report out today from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives finds that maintaining the competitiveness of Canada’s important automotive sector in a rapidly changing industry...
February 26, 2019 | National Office
VICTORIA—A new, more generous child benefit for children under 18, funding the CleanBC climate plan and capital investments in infrastructure around the province are positive elements of BC Budget...
February 19, 2019 | BC Office
OTTAWA – Une nouvelle étude publiée aujourd’hui par le Centre canadien de politiques alternatives (CCPA) met à jour le classement des villes, de la plus chère à la moins chère au Canada, pour les...
February 7, 2019 | National Office
OTTAWA —A new study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) updates the ranking of most and least expensive cities for child care in Canada. Fees have risen faster than...
February 7, 2019 | National Office
Regina — Canada ranks very poorly among peer nations for overall quality measures and rates of access to regulated child care, and Saskatchewan ranks the lowest of all Canadian provinces. A new...
February 1, 2019 | Saskatchewan Office
Halifax—The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Nova Scotia (CCPA-NS) released a new report today that provides a snapshot of what it is like for Early Childhood Educators (ECE) to work in the...
January 30, 2019 | Nova Scotia Office
TORONTO—Cities in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area facing growing demands for public services and infrastructure, and a provincial government vowing to cut spending, should turn to a regional...
January 24, 2019 | Ontario Office
OTTAWA—Canada’s 100 highest paid CEOs netted 197 times more than the average worker made in 2017, earning the average yearly wage ($50,759) before lunch on Jan. 2, according to a new report from the...
January 2, 2019 | BC Office
OTTAWA — Selon un nouveau rapport du Centre canadien de politiques alternatives (CCPA), en 2017, les 100 PDG les mieux rémunérés au Canada ont touché 197 fois plus que les travailleurs moyens,...
January 2, 2019 | National Office
VANCOUVER—A new study finds that BC’s news media frequently reinforce the assumption that there is an inevitable trade-off between environmental protection and job creation. Released today by the...
December 19, 2018 | BC Office
TORONTO—Ontario’s labour market shows stubborn patterns of employment and income inequality along racial and gender lines, according to new research from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’...
December 11, 2018 | Ontario Office
5 décembre 2018 Ottawa – Un régime national universel d’assurance-médicaments financé par le gouvernement fédéral pourrait permettre aux Canadiens de réaliser des économies nettes pouvant atteindre...
December 5, 2018 | National Office
December 5, 2018 Ottawa — A federally funded universal national pharmacare plan could create large net savings for Canadians, up to $600 per household a year, but just who benefits depends on how the...
December 5, 2018 | National Office
(Coast Salish Territories/ Vancouver) A report released today outlines for the first time what implementation of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples could and should...
November 21, 2018 | BC Office
EDMONTON – As debate continues to rage over pipelines and the current price differential for Alberta’s oil, a new Corporate Mapping Project report analyzes how the five companies that dominate the...
November 9, 2018 | BC Office