News Releases

TORONTO – As candidates across Ontario trade promises for votes in the lead up to the October 27 municipal election, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives releases a report that looks at the...
October 22, 2014 |
OTTAWA—There is no consistent connection between higher minimum wages and employment levels in Canada, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). The report,...
October 21, 2014 | National Office
Kitchener-Waterloo – A Waterloo region family of four with two working parents needs to earn $16 an hour to make ends meet, according to a new report published by the Centre of Policy Alternatives-...
October 15, 2014 | Ontario Office
OTTAWA—Canadian oil and gas companies could be liable for billions of dollars of damages for their contribution to climate change, according a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
October 9, 2014 | National Office
OTTAWA—A new analysis of the recently leaked Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA), demonstrates in detail how the...
September 25, 2014 | National Office
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTTAWA—The average cost of tuition and compulsory fees for Canadian undergraduate students will rise by almost 13% over the next four years, from $6,885 this fall to an...
September 10, 2014 | National Office
OTTAWA—In advance of tomorrow's Transportation Safety Board (TSB) final report into why a train loaded with crude oil crashed and killed 47 people in Lac-Mégantic, Québec just over a year ago, a new...
August 18, 2014 | National Office
OTTAWA— At a time when youth unemployment is high and many university students are struggling to find jobs or co-op placements, the federal government has significantly cut the number of students it...
July 31, 2014 | National Office
OTTAWA—Student aid systems in Canada are intricate, elaborate, and, in many cases, thoroughly unmanageable, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). The...
July 17, 2014 | National Office
(Vancouver) A report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives examines the rise of temporary agency work in British Columbia, and explores the experiences of temporary agency...
July 3, 2014 | BC Office
(Vancouver) In a new paper entitled Avoiding Collapse: An agenda for sustainable degrowth and relocalizing the economy, UBC Professor Emeritus William E. Rees, the originator of “ecological footprint...
June 17, 2014 | BC Office
OTTAWA – A new report on the single-engine F-35 has just been released by the Rideau Institute and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. One Dead Pilot was written by University of British...
June 9, 2014 | National Office
OTTAWA - The proposed Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) will only exacerbate the Canadian auto industry’s recent decline, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
May 27, 2014 | National Office
Halifax- Over the past 20 years, the number of immigrants to Nova Scotia has increased, but the share of immigrants coming to the province has not, and retention rates remain among the worst in the...
May 20, 2014 | Nova Scotia Office
(Vancouver) A report released today finds that the BC government’s projection of a $100 billion “Prosperity Fund” from LNG exports is based on assumptions that are, in fact, too good to be true. Path...
April 30, 2014 | BC Office