National Office News Releases

HALIFAX –– An examination of income inequality in North America reveals that Mexico is the only part of the continent where the middle class has been gaining from growth, according to a study...
May 22, 2012 | National Office
OTTAWA—The total number of federal core public service job losses over the next three years will be 29,600—far more than the 19,200 estimate that is now commonly cited, says a new analysis by the...
May 17, 2012 | National Office
OTTAWA—A study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) estimates the previously secret extent of extraordinary support required by Canada’s banks during the financial...
April 30, 2012 | National Office
OTTAWA – Dans une étude dévoilée aujourd’hui par le Centre canadien de politiques alternatives (CCPA), les auteurs calculent l’ampleur auparavant secrète de l’aide extraordinaire dont les banques du...
April 30, 2012 | National Office
OTTAWA—All Canadians will pay the price for a federal budget that will result in significant job losses, weaker environmental protection, and unnecessary cuts to cherished public services, says the...
March 29, 2012 | National Office
OTTAWA—The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) urges the federal government to table a detailed budget that restores Canadians’ trust in the economy, public institutions, and democracy....
March 15, 2012 | National Office
OTTAWA – Le Centre canadien de politiques alternatives exhorte le gouvernement fédéral à déposer un budget qui redonne aux Canadiens confiance dans l’économie, les institutions publiques et la...
March 15, 2012 | National Office
OTTAWA—The twin claims by political leaders that the damage done by the recession to the Canadian economy and labour market have been repaired and that Canada survived the recession much better than...
January 26, 2012 | National Office
OTTAWA—Federal cutbacks announced in the 2010 and 2011 budgets will result in more than 60,000 job losses, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). Any...
January 23, 2012 | National Office
OTTAWA – Les compressions au niveau fédéral annoncées dans les budgets de 2010 et 2011 auront comme conséquence des pertes de plus de 60 000 emplois selon une étude publiée aujourd’hui par le Centre...
January 23, 2012 | National Office
TORONTO – Les PDG les mieux rémunérés  au Canada selon l’index TSX  ont raison d’être heureux en cette nouvelle année.  Dès midi le 3 janvier, ils auront gagné 44 366,00$;  ce qui représente ce que...
January 3, 2012 | National Office
TORONTO—The highest paid 100 CEOs on Canada’s TSX Index had reason to cheer the New Year: By noon January 3, they had already pocketed $44,366 – what it takes the average wage earner an entire year...
January 3, 2012 | National Office
OTTAWA—The newly proposed Pooled Registered Pension Plan (PRPP) program will do nothing to solve Canada’s pension crisis, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (...
December 7, 2011 | National Office
OTTAWA—To get serious about climate change, Canada needs to not only cut its consumption of fossil fuels, but also stop peddling fossil fuels in export markets, says a study released today by the...
November 29, 2011 | National Office
OTTAWA—The richest 20% of Canadian income earners are responsible for almost double (1.8 times) the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of those in the lowest income group, says a new study released today...
November 15, 2011 | National Office