News Releases

OTTAWA – A major, deep-reaching report about the maritime helicopter procurement has just been released by the Rideau Institute and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. “The worst procurement...
February 11, 2013 | National Office
(Vancouver) Leading environmental organizations, unions and a wide range of other groups are calling on the government and opposition to launch a frank conversation about climate change during the...
February 6, 2013 | BC Office
(Vancouver) The BC government likes to boast that our province has the lowest personal and corporate income taxes in Canada, but a new report says that’s nothing to be proud of. “A decade-plus of tax...
January 29, 2013 | BC Office
OTTAWA—The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’ analysis of new data on Canada’s richest 1% shows how much the income gap has been rising in Canada. The richest 1% of Canadians make almost $180,...
January 28, 2013 | National Office, Ontario Office
OTTAWA—Underinvestment in infrastructure is not a crisis but a chronic problem in Canada, says a new study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). The study, by economist and CCPA...
January 24, 2013 | National Office
OTTAWA – Une nouvelle étude du Centre canadien de politiques alternatives compare l’expérience du Canada et de l’Alberta à celle de la Norvège, autre important pays producteur et exportateur de...
January 17, 2013 | National Office
OTTAWA—A new study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives compares the Canada and Alberta experience to that of Norway, another major petroleum producing and exporting country, and finds they...
January 17, 2013 | National Office
Ottawa – L’Accord économique et commercial global (AECG) proposé entre le Canada et l’Union européenne et d’autres traités sur le commerce et l’investissement menacent la viabilité des pêches et des...
January 9, 2013 | National Office
Ottawa – The proposed Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) and other trade and investment treaties threaten the sustainability of fisheries and fishing communities, says a new...
January 9, 2013 | National Office
Regina — A new study from the Saskatchewan Office of the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives shows that corporate leaders in Saskatchewan are positioned to play a major role in shaping public...
December 17, 2012 | Saskatchewan Office
(Vancouver) A new report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives compares the earnings of women in BC to those in the rest of Canada. The report was authored by Marjorie Griffin Cohen, an...
December 17, 2012 | BC Office
WINNIPEG, MB - Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Manitoba (CCPA-MB) is releasing the 2012 State of the Inner City Report: Breaking Barriers, Building Bridges at Thunderbird House today at 12pm...
November 29, 2012 | Manitoba Office
(Vancouver) An opinion research study released today shows the public is ahead of political leaders when it comes to tax policy. It finds most British Columbians — regardless of how they would vote...
November 28, 2012 | BC Office
TORONTO—Toronto’s public libraries are the busiest in North America and second busiest in the world but have suffered from 20 years of chronic underfunding, says a Canadian Centre for Policy...
November 27, 2012 | Ontario Office
CANADA ATLANTIQUE – Un nouveau rapport du CCPA-NÉ rendu public aujourd’hui renferme des prévisions concernant les pertes d’emploi au sein du secteur fédéral dans la région de l’Atlantique et l’impact...
November 27, 2012 | Nova Scotia Office