News Releases

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
OTTAWA—Canadian pension funds are exposed to a wide range of risks from their holdings of fossil fuels, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). The study...
November 17, 2015 | National Office, BC Office
(Vancouver) Who is behind the wheel of fossil fuel extraction in Western Canada and what influence do they wield? These are the central questions driving a six-year research and public engagement...
November 12, 2015 | BC Office
OTTAWA—Young homeowners would be hardest hit by a correction in Canada’s housing market, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). The study, by CCPA Senior...
November 9, 2015 | National Office
OTTAWA—The new federal government has plenty of room to raise the taxes of Canada’s one percenters, according to a new study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). The study, released...
October 29, 2015 | National Office
OTTAWA—Today the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) released The Harper Record 2008-2015, a detailed account of the Conservative government’s economic, environmental, social, foreign...
October 5, 2015 | National Office
TORONTO – October 1st marks the first year in which the Ontario government adjusts its provincial minimum wage to inflation, but the job is only half finished, says a study from the Canadian Centre...
October 1, 2015 | Ontario Office
OTTAWA—Federal underfunding and understaffing of safety inspectors are putting employees in federally regulated workplaces sector in harm’s way, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for...
September 30, 2015 | National Office
OTTAWA — Le financement fédéral insuffisant et le manque d’inspecteurs de sécurité mettent en danger les employés dans le secteur des lieux de travail sous réglementation fédérale, selon une étude...
September 29, 2015 | National Office
OTTAWA— A new report, entitled Torture of Afghan Detainees: Canada’s Alleged Complicity and the Need for a Public Inquiry, has just been released by the Rideau Institute and the Canadian Centre for...
September 23, 2015 | National Office
(Vancouver) A new study from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives looks at how the public responds to different kinds of news media stories about climate change. “Our findings have...
September 10, 2015 | BC Office
OTTAWA—On average, tuition and compulsory fees for Canadian undergraduate students have tripled between 1993-94 and 2015-16 and will continue to rise over the next four years, from $6,971 this fall...
September 9, 2015 | National Office
OTTAWA – Seizing on the first federal election in recent history where income inequality is a hot button issue, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) has launched a platform to reduce...
August 31, 2015 | National Office
Canadian investors have exploited a controversial mechanism in international investment treaties to challenge public interest regulations in 24 different countries, according to a study released...
August 5, 2015 | National Office