News Releases

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
ALANTIC CANADA - A new CCPA-NS report released today makes projections for federal public sector job loss in Atlantic Canada and discusses the breadth and depth of its impact in the region.  CCPA-NS...
November 27, 2012 | Nova Scotia Office
TORONTO -- The concentration of power in the corporate sector is perpetuating income inequality trends in Canada, says a study published by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). The...
November 16, 2012 | National Office
(Vancouver) A new study warns that BC’s water and hydroelectric resources are at risk of being depleted by industrial users, thanks to lax reporting requirements and extremely low water prices....
November 15, 2012 | BC Office
Regina —Saskatchewan’s public liquor system is superior to both Alberta and British Columbia’s private liquor delivery system in terms of price, revenue generation and the mitigation of social harm....
October 30, 2012 | Saskatchewan Office
Halifax—Close consideration of the probable costs and benefits of the Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (“CETA”) for Nova Scotia reveals that the agreement's benefits are being oversold, while...
October 23, 2012 | Nova Scotia Office
(Vancouver) Just five years ago the BC government legislated targets for reducing greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs), but the province’s 2012 Natural Gas Strategy risks breaking that legislation. The...
October 10, 2012 | BC Office
OTTAWA—The ability of Canada’s young workers to find stable, well-paid, and meaningful work is increasingly under threat, says a report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives....
October 4, 2012 | National Office
Regina —The Saskatchewan government’s contemplated changes to labour legislation as outlined in the Consultation Paper on the Renewal of Labour Legislation in Saskatchewan will have the perverse...
September 24, 2012 | National Office, Saskatchewan Office
OTTAWA—A trade deal with the European Union (EU) that’s being negotiated behind closed doors could result in as many as 70,000 job losses in Ontario, says a report by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
September 19, 2012 | Ontario Office
OTTAWA—Average tuition and compulsory fees for Canadian undergraduate students are estimated to rise almost 18% over the next four years, from almost $6,200 in 2011-12 to over $7,300, says a study...
September 11, 2012 | National Office, Ontario Office
Halifax, NS—Now is the time to have serious discussions about what kind of community Halifax residents want for themselves and their neighbours. That's why the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives...
August 28, 2012 | Nova Scotia Office
(Vancouver) BC seniors face continued reductions in access to key home and community care services, with serious consequences for hospital overcrowding and wait times. That’s the central finding of a...
July 11, 2012 | BC Office
OTTAWA—Canada is not immune to the banking problems we see abroad, cautions “No More Swimming Naked”, a report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA).  Like all banks...
June 20, 2012 | National Office
(Vancouver) A new study warns that mining, oil and gas corporations are putting increasingly large demands on BC’s hydroelectricity system – essentially using clean energy to power industries that...
June 20, 2012 | BC Office