National Office News Releases

St John's – At a time when deficits are plaguing resource rich economies in Canada and global oil fluctuations are putting fuel on the fire, a report by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (...
November 24, 2014 | National Office
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
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
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
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
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE OTTAWA—The average cost of tuition and compulsory fees for Canadian undergraduate students will rise by almost 13% over the next four years, from $6,885 this fall to an...
September 10, 2014 | National Office
OTTAWA—In advance of tomorrow's Transportation Safety Board (TSB) final report into why a train loaded with crude oil crashed and killed 47 people in Lac-Mégantic, Québec just over a year ago, a new...
August 18, 2014 | National Office
OTTAWA— At a time when youth unemployment is high and many university students are struggling to find jobs or co-op placements, the federal government has significantly cut the number of students it...
July 31, 2014 | National Office