News Releases

OTTAWA—While Finance Minister Joe Oliver is expected to announce a balanced budget today, a report by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives examines the toll federal austerity measures have had...
November 12, 2014 | National Office
OTTAWA—A new study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) reveals the most and least affordable cities for child care in Canada. The study examines, for the first time,...
November 10, 2014 | National Office
OTTAWA — Le Centre canadien de politiques alternatives (CCPA) a publié aujourd’hui une nouvelle étude qui révèle les villes où les garderies sont les plus abordables et les moins abordables au Canada...
November 10, 2014 | National Office
OTTAWA—Progress towards gender equality in Canada has stalled, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. The study, a shadow report on Canada's Implementation of the...
November 5, 2014 | National Office
OTTAWA – La progression vers l'égalité entre les sexes au Canada a stagné, selon une étude rendue publique aujourd'hui par le Centre canadien de politiques alternatives. Cette étude, un rapport...
November 5, 2014 | National Office
(Vancouver) A paper released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives illuminates a gap in our thinking and our policies at the intersection of climate change and immigration. Preparing...
November 5, 2014 | BC Office
OTTAWA—Burger King's proposed takeover of Tim Hortons is likely to have overwhelmingly negative consequences for Canadians, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives...
October 30, 2014 | National Office
OTTAWA—Women, aboriginal workers, and visible minority workers experience less wage discrimination in the public sector than in the private sector, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre...
October 29, 2014 | National Office
OTTAWA—Les femmes, les travailleurs autochtones et les membres d’une minorité visible font l’objet d’une discrimination moindre au chapitre de la rémunération dans le secteur public que dans le...
October 29, 2014 | National Office
 HALIFAX – A member of the Nova Scotia Hydraulic Facturing (Fracking) Review Panel clarifies the economics of adopting a serious ban on exploration and exploitation of shale gas reserves in a new...
October 27, 2014 | Nova Scotia Office
TORONTO – As candidates across Ontario trade promises for votes in the lead up to the October 27 municipal election, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives releases a report that looks at the...
October 22, 2014 |
OTTAWA—There is no consistent connection between higher minimum wages and employment levels in Canada, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). The report,...
October 21, 2014 | National Office
Kitchener-Waterloo – A Waterloo region family of four with two working parents needs to earn $16 an hour to make ends meet, according to a new report published by the Centre of Policy Alternatives-...
October 15, 2014 | Ontario Office
OTTAWA—Canadian oil and gas companies could be liable for billions of dollars of damages for their contribution to climate change, according a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
October 9, 2014 | National Office
OTTAWA—A new analysis of the recently leaked Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA), released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA), demonstrates in detail how the...
September 25, 2014 | National Office