News Releases

(Vancouver) In spite of superficial changes, the 2003 BC Budget moves ahead with the government's plan of deep spending cuts, says the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. "The government...
February 18, 2003 | BC Office
La majorité des Canadiennes et des Canadiens qui veulent que le gouvernement fédéral renonce à sa vision étroite de coupures d’impôt et de réduction de la dette trouveront le réinvestissement social...
February 17, 2003 | National Office
OTTAWA--The majority of Canadians who want the federal government to abandon its narrow focus on tax cuts and debt reduction will find the social reinvestment they're looking for in Alternative...
February 17, 2003 | National Office
(Vancouver) Hosting the 2010 Winter Olympics cannot be justified on economic grounds alone. That is one of the key findings of Olympic Costs and Benefits: A Cost-Benefit Analysis of the Proposed...
February 14, 2003 | BC Office
OTTAWA--Prime Minister Jean Chretien, during both the 1997 and 2000 federal election campaigns, promised that future "fiscal dividends" (the underlying budget surpluses resulting from economic growth...
February 12, 2003 | National Office
(Vancouver) The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives says the provincial government could spare British Columbians the pain of spending cuts, while still meeting the government’s three-year...
February 4, 2003 | BC Office
TORONTO--Recent investments in public education by the Eves Government only address the recommendations of the Rozanski Report for immediate action, and will fall far short of full implementation of...
January 29, 2003 | Ontario Office
The federal government's projected budget surplus of $8 billion for the current fiscal year should be rolled into an innovative Kyoto Investment and Transition Fund instead of being used to reduce...
January 27, 2003 | National Office, BC Office
(Vancouver) The CCPA has published a policy brief called "Health care restructuring in BC." It considers the implications of the provincial government's plan for health care reorganization, announced...
January 24, 2003 | BC Office
OTTAWA--The Canadian government must take decisive action now to halt the commercialization of health care, says the 2003 report of Social Watch Canada to be presented this week at the annual World...
January 24, 2003 | National Office
Si le gouvernement fédéral ne recommence pas à participer au système de santé public en y injectant des fonds supplémentaires et en employant son pouvoir juridique et moral pour prévenir la...
January 23, 2003 | National Office
OTTAWA‹If the federal government fails to get back in the health care game with increased funding, and by using its legal and moral authority to prevent the growth of the private system, it will be...
January 23, 2003 | National Office
(OTTAWA) Of the three competing visions for health care that are on the table -- proposed by Senator Michael Kirby, Roy Romanow, and the provinces -- only one will end up defining the direction of...
January 22, 2003 | National Office
(Vancouver) A new study from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives shows that BC’s income tax cuts concentrated dollars in Greater Vancouver, already the wealthiest part of the province, while...
January 21, 2003 | BC Office
Death through attrition and a barrage of anti-union legislation is the future for the Canadian labour movement unless it aggressively organizes thousands of new members every year. That's the...
December 19, 2002 | National Office