News Releases

TORONTO -- Despite claims by the Harris government to the contrary, health care spending is not out of control in Ontario, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives...
April 24, 2001 | Ontario Office
Washington, D.C. - An evaluation of the North American Free Trade Agreement on its seventh anniversary finds a continent-wide pattern of stagnant worker incomes, lost job opportunities, increased...
April 11, 2001 | National Office
Toronto--The only way the Ontario government can avoid a budget deficit in 2001-02 is to suspend the implementation of further tax cuts. That's the conclusion of a study prepared for the Ontario...
April 9, 2001 | Ontario Office
The Manitoba Alternative (Alternative Provincial Budget 2001-02), co-produced by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Manitoba and Cho!ces: A Coalition for Social Justice, demonstrates some of...
April 4, 2001 | Manitoba Office
(Ottawa)--The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives released a new report today that sheds light on the Free Trade Area of the Americas. In the absence of a public draft FTAA text, "Inside the...
March 29, 2001 | National Office, BC Office
(Ottawa)–Le Centre canadien de politiques alternatives a émis un nouveau rapport aujourd’hui, qui jette de la lumière sur la Zone de libre-échange des Amériques. En l’absence d’une ébauche publique...
March 29, 2001 | National Office, BC Office
Winnipeg is growing slowly. As a result, Winnipeggers suffer from entirely unwarranted feelings of inferiority, and these feelings are displayed in the way the city promotes itself as a tourist...
March 19, 2001 | Manitoba Office
Ottawa--Canada can afford to extend Medicare to cover pharmaceuticals, and should do so by introducing a national program to cover drug costs, says the author of a new CCPA study. Dr. Joel Lexchin...
March 15, 2001 | National Office
Ottawa--Multinational courier companies are attempting to impose postal policy reforms rejected by Parliament and the Canadian public through the back door of WTO trade negotiations and litigation,...
March 5, 2001 | National Office
Ottawa - Selon un tout récent rapport du Centre canadien de politiques alternatives, les entreprises multinationales de messageries s’en remettent aux négociations commerciales et à la procédure de...
March 5, 2001 | National Office
OTTAWA – Contrairement aux garanties répétées données par le ministre du Commerce international et d’autres fonctionnaires gouvernementaux à l’effet que le système de soins de santé du Canada est...
February 19, 2001 | National Office
OTTAWA--Contrary to repeated assurances from the Minister of International Trade and other federal government officials that Canada's health care system is protected from trade challenge under the...
February 19, 2001 | National Office
Ottawa — Les critiques du régime de retraite universel du Canada veulent nous faire peur. Voilà les accusations lancées par un expert bien connu dans le domaine des pensions. Dans une nouvelle étude...
February 14, 2001 | National Office
OTTAWA---Critics of Canada's public pension system are engaging in scare tactics, a prominent pension expert charges. In a new study Pensions Under Attack: What's behind the push to privatize public...
February 14, 2001 | National Office
(Vancouver) BC's natural gas producers are reaping huge rewards from a hot continental energy market, a new CCPA study shows. "Who's making money on natural gas and what should governments do?" finds...
January 23, 2001 | National Office, BC Office