News Releases

OTTAWA—The planned purchase of 65 F-35 stealth fighter jets is the result of a ‘pilot error’ by the Canadian government, says a new report published today by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
October 14, 2010 | National Office
TORONTO – Prominent Canadian women have a message to Prime Minister Stephen Harper: they refuse to be silenced. The women – feminists, activists, academics, economists, and former politicians –...
October 12, 2010 | National Office
Halifax, Nova Scotia – It is time for Nova Scotia to focus on real energy affordability instead of the dubious and opportunistic politics of energy price increases.  In a new report by the Canadian...
October 12, 2010 | Nova Scotia Office
(Vancouver) A new study finds that BC’s third party advertising rules caused extensive problems for “small spenders” such as non-profits and charities during the 2009 provincial election. The rules...
October 6, 2010 | BC Office
OTTAWA—A universal public pharmacare plan could generate savings of up to $10.7 billion on prescription drugs, says a new study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA)...
September 13, 2010 | National Office
(Vancouver) A new report shows that despite some positive recent developments on rental assistance and homelessness, BC’s progress in building new social housing units has been minimal. Unpacking the...
September 13, 2010 | BC Office
OTTAWA – Un régime public universel d’assurance-maladie pour tous les Canadiens pourrait réduire de jusqu’à 10,7 milliards de dollars les dépenses en médicaments d’ordonnance, affirme une étude...
September 13, 2010 | National Office
OTTAWA – For the first time in 30 years, a synchronized housing bubble has spread to six red-hot real estate markets in Canada, says a report by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA)....
August 31, 2010 | National Office
Regina — The Saskatchewan office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives has released a new study on the economic costs of pursuing nuclear power in Saskatchewan. "In the Red: The Green Behind...
July 26, 2010 | Saskatchewan Office
(Vancouver) BC must stop exporting fossil fuels if the province is serious about dramatically cutting greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, according to a new Climate Justice Project brief from the...
July 16, 2010 | BC Office
TORONTO – Ontarians from racialized backgrounds are far more likely to live in poverty, face barriers to finding a job, and receive less pay for work, says a study of Census data by the Canadian...
June 2, 2010 | Ontario Office
MONTREAL – A groundbreaking new report shows the earnings gap between the rich and the rest of Quebeckers is at a 30-year high and poised to worsen due to recession. The report, co-published by...
May 19, 2010 | National Office
MONTRÉAL, 19 mai – L’écart actuel entre les revenus des riches et les revenus des autres Québécois.e.s est le plus grand jamais observé depuis 30 ans et pourrait bien croître à cause de la récession...
May 19, 2010 | National Office
Regina —The Saskatchewan office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’ series "Transforming Saskatchewan's Electricity Future" was launched with the publication of "Sustainability is...
May 11, 2010 | Saskatchewan Office
OTTAWA—The new federal Code of Conduct for the Credit and Debit Card Industry in Canada doesn’t do enough to protect consumers or address the stability of the payments system, says a new report by...
May 7, 2010 | National Office