News Releases

OTTAWA—As the debate heats up over whether Canada should ratify the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a new study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA)...
March 16, 2016 | National Office
OTTAWA — L’Alternative budgétaire pour le gouvernement fédéral (ABGF) de 2016 dévoilée aujourd’hui par le Centre canadien de politiques alternatives (CCPA) prévoit un déficit fédéral de 29,2 ...
March 10, 2016 | National Office
OTTAWA—The 2016 Alternative Federal Budget (AFB), released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA), projects a federal deficit of $29.2 billion for 2016-17 when Liberal platform...
March 10, 2016 |
OTTAWA—Women are unpaid, undervalued and unequal, says a new report published today by Oxfam Canada and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). The recovery that followed the 2008...
March 7, 2016 | National Office
(Victoria) Finance Minister Mike de Jong said today the true measure of a society is its willingness to “truly make a difference” in the lives of the most vulnerable. “If you accept the Finance...
February 16, 2016 | BC Office
OTTAWA – As Canada prepares to sign the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) in New Zealand this week, two new studies from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) reveal significant risks and...
February 2, 2016 | National Office
OTTAWA— A new report, entitled Unprepared for Peace? The Decline of Canadian Peacekeeping Training (and what to do about it), has just been released by the Rideau Institute and the Canadian Centre...
February 2, 2016 | National Office
OTTAWA — Les Forces armées canadiennes (FAC) doivent envisager une refonte en profondeur et une mise à jour urgente de la formation et des exercices au maintien de la paix, afin de rétablir la...
February 2, 2016 | National Office
TORONTO – To weather economic uncertainty, the 2016-17 Ontario budget be focused on supporting economic stability rather than focusing on deficit and debt, says Sheila Block, senior economist with...
January 21, 2016 | Ontario Office
TORONTO—On the first working day of the New Year, Canada’s highest paid 100 CEOs are seriously power lunching: by 12:18 pm today, their average pay is already $48,636 — what it takes the average full...
January 4, 2016 | National Office
OTTAWA—A new study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) reveals the most and least expensive cities for child care in Canada. The study examines median unsubsidized...
December 10, 2015 | National Office
HALIFAX – Nova Scotians know the government has very serious decisions to make when it comes to the provincial budget. More Nova Scotians want to provide meaningful input into how tax dollars are...
December 7, 2015 | Nova Scotia Office
OTTAWA—Corporate income tax (CIT) cuts have not only failed to lead to faster growth, there is evidence to suggest that CIT rate reductions contributed to slower growth, says a study released today...
November 30, 2015 | National Office
HALIFAX— Child and family poverty in Nova Scotia has increased. The most recent data reveal that 37,650 children, more than 1 in 5, were living in poverty in 2013. According to the 2015 Report Card...
November 24, 2015 | Nova Scotia Office
(Vancouver) A new study finds that citizenship status plays a key role in farmworker safety, and recommends significant changes to immigration policies to protect this vulnerable workforce. “Many...
November 18, 2015 | BC Office