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News Releases

(Vancouver) $19.62 is the 2013 Vancouver living wage, according to a report released today that calculates the hourly wage that two working parents with young children must earn to cover the real...
May 2, 2013 | BC Office
OTTAWA—Without a change in public policy, Canada’s gender gap won’t go away anytime soon, says a new study from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). The study, by CCPA Research...
April 24, 2013 | National Office
OTTAWA – A new report examining the government’s plans to build Arctic/Offshore Patrol Ships has just been released by the Rideau Institute and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. Titanic...
April 11, 2013 | National Office
OTTAWA – L’Institut Rideau et le Centre canadien de politiques alternatives publient un nouveau rapport sur le projet du gouvernement canadien de construire des navires de patrouille extracôtiers /...
April 11, 2013 | National Office
(Vancouver) A report released today finds that spending cuts and staff reductions have seriously weakened BC’s public sector, which is the smallest in Canada when measured as a share of the...
April 9, 2013 | BC Office
TORONTO – A new Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA-Ontario) report challenges the Ontario government to take 10 steps to close the province’s persistent pay gap between men and women.  The...
April 9, 2013 | Ontario Office
OTTAWA—Despite assurances by the federal government that spending cuts would target the “back office” and avoid cuts to services, a new analysis by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives finds...
April 8, 2013 | National Office
(Vancouver) British Columbians are familiar with the three R’s approach to waste management: reduce, reuse and recycle. But a new study from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and the...
March 28, 2013 | BC Office
OTTAWA—Canada’s economy is experiencing a “carbon bubble” that could have significant consequences for Canada’s financial markets and pension funds, according to a new study released today by the...
March 26, 2013 | National Office, BC Office
Halifax—The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Nova Scotia releases its 12th annual Alternative Provincial Budget today. Strengthening Connections, Connecting Communities is a fully costed ...
March 25, 2013 | Nova Scotia Office
OTTAWA—Despite government claims to the contrary, today’s federal budget actually reduces infrastructure spending, says the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. The Building Canada Fund has been...
March 21, 2013 | National Office
St. John’s, NL—At a time when global austerity measures are causing profound hardship among populations and are proving harmful to their economies, a report by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
March 20, 2013 | National Office
TORONTO – Ontario’s experiment with austerity in 2012 is contributing to an economic slowdown that demands a different course of action in 2013, says a report by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
March 18, 2013 | Ontario Office
OTTAWA – Le Centre canadien de politiques alternatives (CCPA) prévient que d’autres mesures d’austérité du gouvernement fédéral pourraient refroidir encore davantage une économie déjà stagnante. Avec...
March 12, 2013 | National Office
OTTAWA—The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) warns more austerity measures from the federal government could further stall an already stagnant economy. With the release of its annual...
March 12, 2013 | National Office