News Releases

(Vancouver) A new study lays out detailed recommendations for tackling the province’s growing surgical wait times – now among the longest in Canada – and warns against plans to increase contracting-...
April 25, 2016 | BC Office
OTTAWA—As parliamentary consultations on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) begin, a new study from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) raises questions about the deal’s consequences...
April 21, 2016 | National Office
Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, Corporate Europe Observatory, Friends of the Earth Europe, Forum Umwelt und Entwicklung (German Forum on Environment & Development) and the Transnational...
April 19, 2016 | National Office
TORONTO – The average pay gap between men and women stands at 29.4 per cent in Ontario — a gap that shadows women every step of the way up the income ladder, says a new study from the Canadian Centre...
April 18, 2016 | Ontario Office
OTTAWA—The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Peter Bleyer as its new Executive Director. “We are excited to welcome Peter to the CCPA,” says...
April 14, 2016 | National Office
OTTAWA – L’Institut Rideau et le Centre canadien de politiques alternatives (CCPA) dévoilent un nouveau rapport, intitulé Les Canadiens à l’étranger : un agenda législatif et politique. L’auteur de...
March 29, 2016 |
OTTAWA – A new report, entitled Canadians Abroad: A Policy and Legislative Agenda, has just been released by the Rideau Institute and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). The report,...
March 29, 2016 | National Office
OTTAWA—Today’s federal budget delivers on poverty reduction, makes important steps towards reducing inequality, and addresses decades of underfunding and neglect on reserves. However, delaying...
March 22, 2016 | National Office
A new study on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) questions why Canada agreed on a weaker approach to protecting culture in the...
March 17, 2016 | National Office
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