News Releases

OTTAWA—The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’ analysis of new data on Canada’s richest 1% shows how much the income gap has been rising in Canada. The richest 1% of Canadians make almost $180,...
January 28, 2013 | National Office, Ontario Office
OTTAWA—Underinvestment in infrastructure is not a crisis but a chronic problem in Canada, says a new study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). The study, by economist and CCPA...
January 24, 2013 | National Office
OTTAWA – Une nouvelle étude du Centre canadien de politiques alternatives compare l’expérience du Canada et de l’Alberta à celle de la Norvège, autre important pays producteur et exportateur de...
January 17, 2013 | National Office
OTTAWA—A new study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives compares the Canada and Alberta experience to that of Norway, another major petroleum producing and exporting country, and finds they...
January 17, 2013 | National Office
Ottawa – L’Accord économique et commercial global (AECG) proposé entre le Canada et l’Union européenne et d’autres traités sur le commerce et l’investissement menacent la viabilité des pêches et des...
January 9, 2013 | National Office
Ottawa – The proposed Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and other trade and investment treaties threaten the sustainability of fisheries and fishing communities, says a new...
January 9, 2013 | National Office
Regina — A new study from the Saskatchewan Office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives shows that corporate leaders in Saskatchewan are positioned to play a major role in shaping public...
December 17, 2012 | Saskatchewan Office
(Vancouver) A new report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives compares the earnings of women in BC to those in the rest of Canada. The report was authored by Marjorie Griffin Cohen, an...
December 17, 2012 | BC Office
WINNIPEG, MB - Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Manitoba (CCPA-MB) is releasing the 2012 State of the Inner City Report: Breaking Barriers, Building Bridges at Thunderbird House today at 12pm...
November 29, 2012 | Manitoba Office
(Vancouver) An opinion research study released today shows the public is ahead of political leaders when it comes to tax policy. It finds most British Columbians — regardless of how they would vote...
November 28, 2012 | BC Office
TORONTO—Toronto’s public libraries are the busiest in North America and second busiest in the world but have suffered from 20 years of chronic underfunding, says a Canadian Centre for Policy...
November 27, 2012 | Ontario Office
CANADA ATLANTIQUE – Un nouveau rapport du CCPA-NÉ rendu public aujourd’hui renferme des prévisions concernant les pertes d’emploi au sein du secteur fédéral dans la région de l’Atlantique et l’impact...
November 27, 2012 | Nova Scotia Office
ALANTIC CANADA - A new CCPA-NS report released today makes projections for federal public sector job loss in Atlantic Canada and discusses the breadth and depth of its impact in the region.  CCPA-NS...
November 27, 2012 | Nova Scotia Office
TORONTO -- The concentration of power in the corporate sector is perpetuating income inequality trends in Canada, says a study published by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). The...
November 16, 2012 | National Office
(Vancouver) A new study warns that BC’s water and hydroelectric resources are at risk of being depleted by industrial users, thanks to lax reporting requirements and extremely low water prices....
November 15, 2012 | BC Office