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TORONTO—Half a million Ontario children are growing up in poverty, a new report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) revealed today. “Newly released data for 2019 show that 500,000...
November 24, 2021 | Ontario Office
VANCOUVER – Public health, public policy and environmental organizations say the government must expand its current review of the fracking industry’s low natural gas royalty rates to include the...
November 25, 2021 | BC Office
Halifax, NS—The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Nova Scotia (CCPA-NS) released the 2021 Report Card on Child and Family Poverty in Nova Scotia: Worst Provincial Performance over 30 Years....
November 24, 2021 | Nova Scotia Office
TORONTO—Un demi-million d’enfants grandissent en situation de pauvreté en Ontario, révèle un nouveau rapport publié par le Centre canadien de politiques alternatives (CCPA). « Des données de 2019...
November 24, 2021 | Ontario Office
OTTAWA - Alors qu’un nouveau parlement minoritaire prend forme à Ottawa, le Budget fédéral alternatif (BFA) du Centre canadien de politiques alternatives (CCPA) présente les priorités politiques...
November 9, 2021 | National Office
OTTAWA—With a new minority Parliament taking shape in Ottawa, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’ (CCPA) Alternative Federal Budget (AFB) advances urgent policy priorities that would ensure...
November 9, 2021 | National Office
Halifax, NS—The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Nova Scotia released Living Wages in Nova Scotia 2021: Working for a Living, Not Living to Work. This report provides the 2021 Living Wages for...
November 3, 2021 | Nova Scotia Office
VANCOUVER — The living wage for communities across BC increased this year as the cost of living—particularly the cost of housing—continues to rise, the 2021 Living Wage Update, released today from...
November 2, 2021 | BC Office
VANCOUVER - BC should look to zero waste policies to challenge a culture of wasteful consumption that is creating both carbon pollution and solid waste, says a CCPA-BC report, A Zero Waste Agenda for...
October 26, 2021 | BC Office
VANCOUVER—Eighty four signatories to an open letter published today say they want the BC government to show national leadership because its actions will set the bar for other provinces and...
October 21, 2021 | BC Office
REGINA - For governments that seek to defend the public-private partnership (P3) model and their continued use of it, the “value for money” (VfM) report is often the primary means by which...
September 27, 2021 | Saskatchewan Office
OTTAWA—Compared to the beginning of this year, provincial governments have kicked in more money to combat the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and are sitting on less unspent federal money, according to a...
August 26, 2021 | National Office
OTTAWA—Top executives of some of Canada’s largest companies saw their total pay in 2020 increase by an average of 17 per cent, or $171,000, compared to 2019, according to a new report from the...
August 18, 2021 |
VANCOUVER — The world’s leading authority on climate change says we are headed for catastrophe unless emissions are slashed quickly. Yet, two of Canada’s biggest public pension plans are still...
August 12, 2021 | BC Office
Ottawa must tackle obstacles to achieving net-zero government emissions: report Study provides critical analysis of federal Greening Government Strategy OTTAWA—A new report from the Canadian Centre...
August 5, 2021 | National Office

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