News Releases

OTTAWA – As global debate over the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) intensifies, a new study from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives finds the agreement will negatively impact the Canadian...
July 7, 2016 | National Office
(Vancouver) The majority of British Columbians would come out ahead under a plan to scrap MSP and replace the $2.5 billion in public revenues it currently brings in with fair taxes scaled to income....
July 6, 2016 | BC Office
(Vancouver) Contrary to stereotypes about poverty being concentrated mainly in Vancouver and Surrey, a new study finds the growing ranks of the working poor are spread out across the Metro Vancouver...
June 29, 2016 | BC Office
OTTAWA—The expanded rights granted to foreign investors in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) carry major risks for voters and taxpayers in TPP countries, says a study released today by the Canadian...
June 14, 2016 | National Office
HALIFAX – The P3 schools program in Nova Scotia was a failure that cost Nova Scotians tens of millions more than the traditional procurement system, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre...
June 14, 2016 | Nova Scotia Office
(OTTAWA) A new study by veteran earth scientist David Hughes finds that Canada cannot meet its global climate commitments while at the same time ramping up oil and gas extraction and building new...
June 2, 2016 | National Office, BC Office
(Ottawa) Une nouvelle étude signée par le vétéran géologue et spécialiste des ressources David Hughes conclut que le Canada ne peut respecter ses engagements à l’égard du climat mondial tout en...
June 2, 2016 | National Office, BC Office
OTTAWA – Pendant les consultations que mène le gouvernement fédéral sur le Partenariat transpacifique (PTP), une nouvelle étude du Centre canadien de politiques alternatives (CCPA) remet en question...
May 31, 2016 | National Office
OTTAWA – In the midst of the federal government’s Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) consultations, a new study from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) sheds further doubt on claims the...
May 31, 2016 | National Office
ST.JOHN’S – The Newfoundland and Labrador budget will worsen gender inequalities in the province, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). The study reviews...
May 24, 2016 | Nova Scotia Office
(Vancouver) A new study finds Metro Vancouver’s growing housing affordability crisis is widening the gap between the rich and poor, and requires a multi-pronged response that would restrict absentee...
May 18, 2016 | BC Office
OTTAWA—Indigenous children in Canada are more than twice as likely to live in poverty than non-Indigenous children, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA)....
May 17, 2016 | National Office
OTTAWA – Les enfants autochtones du Canada sont deux fois et demie plus susceptibles de vivre dans la pauvreté que les enfants non autochtones, a révélé une étude dévoilée aujourd’hui par le Centre...
May 17, 2016 | National Office
TORONTO – The poverty gap for single individuals who qualify for Ontario Works or its equivalent has increased by almost 200% since 1993, says a study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’...
May 9, 2016 | Ontario Office
(Vancouver) A report released today finds that the wage needed to cover the costs of raising a family in Metro Vancouver is $20.64 per hour. This is the 2016 Metro Vancouver living wage, the hourly...
April 27, 2016 | BC Office