News Releases

OTTAWA—Canada’s financial sector has been the greatest beneficiary of recent corporate income tax cuts, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA).  The study,...
April 27, 2011 | National Office
(Vancouver) Aggressive investments in BC's transportation system will not only reduce BC’s greenhouse gas emissions, but lead to healthier, safer communities for all British Columbians, according to...
April 19, 2011 | BC Office
OTTAWA – La réduction en trois points des taux d’impôt que proposent les Conservateurs coûterait au Trésor 6 milliards de dollars par année, mais elle entraînerait seulement quelque 600 millions de...
April 13, 2011 | National Office
OTTAWA—The Conservatives’ proposed 3-point reduction in corporate tax rates would cost the public purse $6 billion per year, yet only stimulate about $600 million of new business investment annually...
April 13, 2011 | National Office
OTTAWA—The government’s plan to extend the Canadian Forces mission in Afghanistan deserves a public debate, argues a new report published by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and the Rideau...
April 11, 2011 | National Office
OTTAWA—After a decade of corporate tax cuts, the benefits to Canada’s largest corporations are clear but the job creation payoff for Canadians hasn’t materialized, says a study released today by the...
April 6, 2011 | National Office
Halifax – For 10 years, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives–Nova Scotia has published alternative budgets that challenge Nova Scotians to consider the best use of limited government resources...
March 29, 2011 | Nova Scotia Office
OTTAWA—Today’s federal budget looks more like an attempt to stay in power than a fiscal remedy for the real problems facing Canadians, says the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA), an...
March 22, 2011 | National Office
TORONTO – Despite an increasingly diverse population, a new report on Canada’s racialized income gap shows a colour code is still at work in Canada’s labour market. Canada’s Colour Coded Labour...
March 21, 2011 | National Office
OTTAWA – Le Centre canadien de politiques alternatives exhorte Ottawa à répondre aux préoccupations financières réelles des Canadiens au lieu de les laisser tomber dans la tempête politique qui se...
March 15, 2011 | National Office
OTTAWA—The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) urges Ottawa to address Canadians’ real financial worries rather than sideline them in the political bluster brewing over a federal budget...
March 15, 2011 | National Office
OTTAWA—Twelve years of budget increases have left Canadian military spending higher than at any time since the end of the Second World War, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for...
March 9, 2011 | National Office
OTTAWA—If the federal government wants to get serious about spending controls, it needs to look critically at its ballooning outsourcing costs, says a new study released today by the Canadian Centre...
March 3, 2011 | National Office
OTTAWA – Si le gouvernement fédéral veut être pris au sérieux lorsqu’il parle de contrôler les dépenses, il doit examiner d’un œil critique l’explosion des coûts d’impartition, affirme-t-on dans une...
March 3, 2011 | National Office
(Vancouver) A new study from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and Sierra Club BC calls on the provincial government to scale up BC's carbon tax, and makes a number of recommendations to...
February 23, 2011 | BC Office