News Releases

VANCOUVER—The promised economic benefits from coal mines in northeastern British Columbia (BC) are wildly overstated, while mining company pledges to protect vulnerable wildlife species are rarely...
December 3, 2020 | BC Office
TORONTO, VANCOUVER—Two veteran seniors care researchers have detailed federally mandated standards to reform long-term care amid a second wave of COVID-19 in a new discussion paper by the Canadian...
November 23, 2020 | National Office
HALIFAX, NS/CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI—In order to earn a living wage, a person working a full time, full year job in Charlottetown would need to be paid $19.30 an hour, according to a new report released...
November 2, 2020 | Nova Scotia Office
VANCOUVER - Les prévisions qui sous-tendent l’engagement de 12,6 milliards de dollars du gouvernement fédéral à l’égard du projet de doubler la capacité de l’oléoduc Trans Mountain (TMX) ne tiennent...
October 29, 2020 | BC Office
VANCOUVER - The assumptions underlying the federal government’s $12.6 billion commitment to the Trans Mountain pipeline expansion project (TMX) no longer stand up in 2020, according to a new report...
October 29, 2020 | BC Office
Halifax,NS/St.John’s, NL—A new report released today, Many Dangers of Public-Private Partnerships (P3s) in Newfoundland and Labrador provides evidence about these deals that should make...
October 6, 2020 | Nova Scotia Office
October 1, 2020 Halifax, NS—Last night, Halifax Regional Council passed a motion that will make a real difference in the lives of some low-wage workers in the Halifax Regional Municipality. The CCPA-...
October 1, 2020 | Nova Scotia Office
(VANCOUVER) While millions of Canadians lost their jobs because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the country’s top 20 billionaires have amassed an average of nearly $2 billion each in wealth during six of...
September 16, 2020 | National Office, BC Office
OTTAWA — Three-quarters of Canadians—2.7 million people—who are receiving the Canadian Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) will be worse off when the benefit ends on September 27, according to the...
September 15, 2020 |
HALIFAX and SAINT JOHN—In order to earn a living wage, a person working a full-time, full-year job must earn $21.80 in Halifax, $19.55 in Antigonish, $17.65 in Cape Breton, $16.80 in Bridgewater and...
September 2, 2020 | Nova Scotia Office
(VANCOUVER) The BC government should immediately appoint an independent panel of geologists and engineers to assess the ongoing geotechnical problems at Site C and whether the unstable ground at the...
August 11, 2020 | BC Office
(VANCOUVER) The provincial government’s decision to end BC’s COVID-19 rental supplement and to lift the eviction ban for non-payment of rent as of September 1 is counter to British Columbians’...
July 28, 2020 | BC Office
OTTAWA—The federal government’s role as backstop during the COVID-19 pandemic doesn’t end with the first wave of reopening—Canada needs to step up with more investments to ensure a just, equitable...
July 21, 2020 | National Office
(VANCOUVER) A strong majority of British Columbians across the political spectrum—and throughout the province—support the provincial government’s handling of the COVID-19 pandemic and believe further...
July 20, 2020 | BC Office
VANCOUVER—A new study by veteran earth scientist David Hughes finds that the industry and government narrative that BC liquified natural gas (LNG) will contribute to a global emissions reduction by...
July 9, 2020 | BC Office

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