News Releases

(VANCOUVER) Over 60 per cent of voters in the recent federal election cast ballots for parties that campaigned to take action on the climate emergency. And, with the Liberal party returning to...
November 5, 2019 | BC Office, Saskatchewan Office
OTTAWA—Canada’s progress towards gender equality has been uneven, and despite some positive steps there is significant unfinished business, according to a new report released today by a network of...
October 28, 2019 | National Office
OTTAWA — Les progrès du Canada vers l’égalité des sexes ont été inégaux et, malgré certaines mesures positives, il reste encore beaucoup à faire, selon un nouveau rapport publié aujourd’hui par un...
October 28, 2019 | National Office
For immediate release (Winnipeg): A new report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternative’s (CCPA) Manitoba office: Manitoba Hydro, the Long View argues the publicly owned crown corporation...
September 5, 2019 | Manitoba Office
TORONTO — A new interactive online map from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) spells out how the Ontario government’s cuts to education funding are affecting the finances of each of...
September 5, 2019 | Ontario Office
OTTAWA—Canada’s largest publicly-traded companies could have eliminated their defined benefit (DB) pension deficits five times over with the value of what they chose to pay out to shareholders...
August 29, 2019 | National Office
OTTAWA—Marginalized workers and communities impacted by climate change policies are at risk of facing even greater inequality if Canada’s just transition strategy is not expanded to include groups...
August 28, 2019 | National Office
VANCOUVER—Numerous environmental offences have happened because British Columbia’s Oil and Gas Commission has failed to be tough on the fossil fuel companies it regulates, says a new Canadian Centre...
August 14, 2019 | BC Office
VANCOUVER—The results of an extensive nationwide survey released today suggest Canadians are increasingly anxious about the climate crisis, and have a stronger appetite for “systems-level” climate...
August 12, 2019 | National Office, BC Office
(HALIFAX, NS)—A new report, A Rising Tide to Lift All Boats: Recommendations for Advances to Nova Scotia’s Labour Standards Code, from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives–Nova Scotia office...
August 1, 2019 | Nova Scotia Office
OTTAWA—In nearly every neighbourhood, in all parts of Canada, the hourly wage needed to afford an apartment rental is far above minimum wages and rising quickly, according to a new study released...
July 18, 2019 | National Office
WINNIPEG— A new paper released today documents some of the organizing history leading up to implementation of the Rent Assist shelter benefit and changes to the program since it was implemented. The...
July 16, 2019 | Manitoba Office
Ottawa / Washington, D.C. / New York, NY / Mexico City, Mexico—With ratification of NAFTA 2.0 still up in the air in the U.S. and Canada, a new international report contrasts the deeply flawed...
July 9, 2019 | National Office
(VANCOUVER) What do Suncor, Encana, the Royal Bank of Canada, the Fraser Institute and 46 other companies and organizations have in common? They are among the entities that make up the most...
July 3, 2019 | BC Office
TORONTO—Le programme de l’assurance-emploi (A-E) du Canada échoue à soutenir les travailleurs à faible revenu et occupant un emploi précaire; ceux-ci ont considérablement moins accès aux prestations...
June 27, 2019 | Ontario Office

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