News Releases

OTTAWA—The defining features of the Canadian economy during the NAFTA era have been slower GDP growth, a surge in corporate concentration, and heightened income inequality, says a study released...
February 9, 2015 | National Office
(Vancouver) Today the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) released a study that examines what transition away from fossil fuels means for workers—and their families and communities—who...
January 28, 2015 | BC Office
OTTAWA—The current federal government's approach to family policy is falling short of the needs of parents, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). The...
January 27, 2015 | National Office
OTTAWA—Investigations to date into the Lac-Mégantic disaster—the most comprehensive of which is the August 2014 Transportation Safety Board (TSB) report—leave too many unanswered questions, says a...
January 20, 2015 | National Office
OTTAWA – Selon une étude publiée aujourd'hui par le Centre canadien de politiques alternatives (CCPA), les enquêtes sur la catastrophe de Lac-Mégantic – la plus complète étant le rapport du mois d'...
January 20, 2015 |
TORONTO – The City of Toronto hasn't been using all of the tax room that it has at its disposal – it's sitting on more than $600 million in untapped potential revenue, says a study from the Canadian...
January 19, 2015 | Ontario Office
OTTAWA— Over the last two decades, Canada has been sued more times than either Mexico or the U.S. under NAFTA's controversial investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS) mechanism, and the problem is...
January 14, 2015 | National Office
A new report released today by the CCPA-NS in partnership with the Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL), highlights the complexity of youth employment, attraction and retention in...
January 7, 2015 | National Office, Nova Scotia Office
OTTAWA—Before lunch today—the first official work day of 2015—Canada’s highest paid CEOs will pocket what most Canadians work all year to earn, says the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’ (CCPA...
January 2, 2015 | National Office
Celebrating 10 years of community-based research: the 2014 State of the Inner City Report launch Tuesday December 16, 2014 Circle of Life Thunderbird House 715 Main Street Lunch 11:30 am Program – 12...
December 15, 2014 | Manitoba Office
(Vancouver) Today—December 10th—is International Human Rights Day. But what does that mean here in BC—the only province in Canada without a human rights commission? A new report published by the...
December 10, 2014 | BC Office
Regina — The Saskatchewan government maintains that their proposed privatization of the province’s liquor retailing system will not result in diminished government revenues. However, a new joint...
December 3, 2014 | Saskatchewan Office
OTTAWA—Implementing the first phases of a national pharmacare program would significantly lower costs to taxpayers, while improving health outcomes and access to care, says a report released today by...
December 3, 2014 | National Office
St John's – At a time when deficits are plaguing resource rich economies in Canada and global oil fluctuations are putting fuel on the fire, a report by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (...
November 24, 2014 | National Office
Halifax—This 25th anniversary of the House of Commons pledge to end child poverty is a shameful one in Nova Scotia, and indeed Canada. Not only have we broken the promise to end child poverty for the...
November 24, 2014 | Nova Scotia Office