News Releases

(Vancouver) The BC Office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives released a groundbreaking new study today. Follow the Money: Understanding the Crisis in BC's Resource Sector finds that the...
July 26, 2000 | BC Office
The presence of the Youth News Network (YNN) has disrupted the school community, created a climate of divisiveness, and placed schools in the service of the YNN corporation, according to a report...
July 10, 2000 | National Office
(Vancouver) The BC Office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives released a major new study today on taxes in BC. The report, by economist Marc Lee, takes a close look at BC's tax levels (...
June 26, 2000 | BC Office
The long-awaited report into the expansion of hog production in Manitoba, based on the findings of last fall's citizens' hearings in Brandon, will be released Thursday by the Canadian Centre for...
May 23, 2000 | Manitoba Office
Ottawa--Poverty is still a women's issue - even though people no longer seem to be talking about it. Almost 19% of adult women in Canada are poor. That's the highest rate of women's poverty in two...
April 5, 2000 | National Office
Program spending is not the cause of Nova Scotia's deficit problems, and cuts to spending are not the solution according to the inaugural publication of the Nova Scotia Branch of the Canadian Centre...
April 3, 2000 | Nova Scotia Office
(Vancouver) A new report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives--BC Office says the services British Columbians depend on are seriously threatened by calls for further public...
March 22, 2000 | BC Office
OTTAWA—Tandis que le caucus parlementaire du Parti libéral se réunissait à Ottawa aujourd’hui, une coalition d’organismes nationaux et communautaires lançait un budget alternatif, sommant le...
February 1, 2000 | National Office
OTTAWA--Today, as the Liberal Caucus meets to discuss the upcoming federal budget, national and community organizations released an Alternative Federal Budget, calling on the federal government to...
February 1, 2000 | National Office
The Manitoba government's post-secondary education policy over the past decade has made access to university much more difficult and much less equitable, and is jeopardizing Manitoba's place in the...
January 31, 2000 | Manitoba Office
Ottawa; January 24, 2000--The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives today released a report, The Missing News, which documents and analyzes recurring blind spots in news coverage by Canada's print...
January 24, 2000 | National Office
(Vancouver) A stronger economy in 1999 will mean a much smaller deficit for 1999/00, creating room in the 2000 Budget for progressive policy choices, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives said...
January 20, 2000 | BC Office
(Vancouver) The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives--BC Office (CCPA-BC) is calling on Finance Minister Paul Martin to reject calls for across the board tax cuts in this year's federal budget....
November 23, 1999 | National Office, BC Office
Ottawa: Alternative Federal Budget 2000 today released its Alternative Fiscal and Economic Update: Policy Options for the Federal Government. The main findings of the report are as follows: Under...
November 1, 1999 | National Office
In a brief delivered yesterday to Social Development and Economic Security Minister Moe Sihota, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives urged the provincial government to re-instate the flat rate...
October 13, 1999 | BC Office