News Releases

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 – 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
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
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 – 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
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
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
(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