National Office News Releases

OTTAWA—Compared to the beginning of this year, provincial governments have kicked in more money to combat the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and are sitting on less unspent federal money, according to a...
August 26, 2021 | National Office
Ottawa must tackle obstacles to achieving net-zero government emissions: report Study provides critical analysis of federal Greening Government Strategy OTTAWA—A new report from the Canadian Centre...
August 5, 2021 | National Office
OTTAWA—Parents in some cities could be in line to save tens-of-thousands of dollars annually under a proposed national child care plan, according to a new city-by-city savings analysis from the...
July 15, 2021 | National Office
Indigenous and racialized seniors have less retirement security and higher poverty rates than white seniors in Canada, according to a new study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
June 16, 2021 | National Office
Selon une nouvelle étude que publie aujourd’hui le Centre canadien de politiques alternatives, les aînés autochtones et racialisés jouissent d’une moins bonne sécurité de la retraite et sont affligés...
June 16, 2021 | National Office
TORONTO – With licenses for more than 30,000 long-term care beds set to expire in 2025 and 15,000 new beds in the works, a group of eminent public policy experts is calling on Queen’s Park to develop...
May 20, 2021 | National Office
OTTAWA—Today’s federal budget makes headway on long-neglected issues in the care economy, such as child care and long-term care—and continues much needed pandemic supports—but more heavy lifting is...
April 19, 2021 | National Office
Canada remains vulnerable to costly NAFTA investor–state lawsuits even after removing the controversial dispute settlement process from the renegotiated NAFTA deal, according to a new report from the...
April 15, 2021 | National Office
More than 200,000 people will be pushed below the poverty line due to taxes owed on the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) unless urgently needed changes are made, according to a new analysis...
April 8, 2021 | National Office
The federal government must move to implement ambitious and comprehensive legislation to support workers and communities in the shift toward a net-zero carbon economy, according to a new report,...
April 1, 2021 | National Office
Full-time licensed child care in most Canadian cities is struggling under the financial burden of COVID-19—registering a dramatic drop in enrolment while revenue-generating parent fees remain...
March 18, 2021 | National Office
Dans la plupart des villes canadiennes, les services de garde réglementés offrant des services à temps plein peinent sous le poids financier de la COVID-19 et ils sont aux prises avec une baisse...
March 18, 2021 | National Office
OTTAWA – As governments around the world prepare for World Trade Organization (WTO) meetings on intellectual property rights March 10-11, civil society groups are urging Prime Minister Justin Trudeau...
March 10, 2021 | National Office
OTTAWA—On International Women’s Day and ahead of the 2021 federal budget, a new report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives argues that targeted government action is needed to support...
March 8, 2021 | National Office
OTTAWA and HALIFAX — An expert who has been tracking 75 years of income inequality and economic growth argues Canada is on the brink of a massive change in policy direction as a result of COVID-19’s...
March 2, 2021 | National Office

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