News Releases

 OTTAWA—A new study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) uncovers the best and worst cities to be a woman in Canada. Victoria ranks highest, while big gaps in income...
October 17, 2017 | National Office
Regina — In the wake of “The Price of Oil” investigation into oil industry impacts in Saskatchewan by the Toronto Star, National Observer and Global News, the realities of living with the health and...
October 10, 2017 | Saskatchewan Office
OTTAWA— The benefits of small-business income splitting, also known as income sprinkling, are concentrated amongst Canada’s richest and not used by the vast majority of families declaring small...
September 26, 2017 | National Office
(VICTORIA) BC’s new government has made a strong start in addressing crucial issues for British Columbians in its first budget update, which is a welcome change in direction from the last 16 years,...
September 11, 2017 | BC Office
(Vancouver) The Site C dam is not necessary, and moving forward to completion is likely to have adverse impacts on BC Hydro and ratepayers of all classes. That is the conclusion of a submission to...
August 30, 2017 | BC Office
TORONTO – Ontario is becoming more polarized as the bottom half of Ontario families see their share of the income pie shrinking while the top half takes home even more, says a new report by the...
August 15, 2017 | Ontario Office
TORONTO, ONTARIO – With a business lobby-led economic impact assessment on Ontario’s Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, due out this August, economic experts are available to discuss the...
August 11, 2017 | National Office
(Vancouver) Rather than worry about lost jobs and economic opportunities, British Columbians should celebrate Petronas’ decision to cancel its Pacific Northwest liquefied natural gas (LNG) proposal,...
July 31, 2017 | BC Office
OTTAWA—Ontario’s commitment to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour has more to do with raising earnings for the province’s most marginalized than the move’s potential impacts on teenaged workers or...
July 13, 2017 | Ontario Office
OTTAWA—New research from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives reveals that a potential U.S. withdrawal from the North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) would not have a major impact on...
June 29, 2017 | National Office
VANCOUVER – Coming on the heels of an investigation that revealed fossil fuel companies have built dozens of unauthorized dams in BC’s northeast, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives has...
June 28, 2017 | BC Office
For the first time ever, Canada’s private sector is racking up debt faster than any other of the world’s 22 advanced economies, putting the country at risk of serious economic consequences, according...
June 22, 2017 | National Office
A new report analyzing the oil sands policies of previous Alberta governments reveals the critical role of government involvement and funding in ensuring more than narrow corporate interests were...
June 8, 2017 | BC Office
(Vancouver) As Kinder Morgan Canada turned to the stock market to finance its Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion (TMEP), a new report by veteran earth scientist David Hughes finds that Alberta oil...
May 31, 2017 | BC Office
MEXICO CITY—On the heels of Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland’s visit to Mexico City to discuss NAFTA renegotiations with politicians and business leaders, civil society groups are holding...
May 26, 2017 | National Office

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