National Office News Releases

OTTAWA—Monday’s federal budget is expected to unleash one of the biggest assaults on the public sector in Canada’s history, says a new Alternative Federal Budget (AFB) report by the Canadian Centre...
June 1, 2011 | National Office
OTTAWA—Canada’s financial sector has been the greatest beneficiary of recent corporate income tax cuts, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA).  The study,...
April 27, 2011 | National Office
OTTAWA – La réduction en trois points des taux d’impôt que proposent les Conservateurs coûterait au Trésor 6 milliards de dollars par année, mais elle entraînerait seulement quelque 600 millions de...
April 13, 2011 | National Office
OTTAWA—The Conservatives’ proposed 3-point reduction in corporate tax rates would cost the public purse $6 billion per year, yet only stimulate about $600 million of new business investment annually...
April 13, 2011 | National Office
OTTAWA—The government’s plan to extend the Canadian Forces mission in Afghanistan deserves a public debate, argues a new report published by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and the Rideau...
April 11, 2011 | National Office
OTTAWA—After a decade of corporate tax cuts, the benefits to Canada’s largest corporations are clear but the job creation payoff for Canadians hasn’t materialized, says a study released today by the...
April 6, 2011 | National Office
OTTAWA—Today’s federal budget looks more like an attempt to stay in power than a fiscal remedy for the real problems facing Canadians, says the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA), an...
March 22, 2011 | National Office
TORONTO – Despite an increasingly diverse population, a new report on Canada’s racialized income gap shows a colour code is still at work in Canada’s labour market. Canada’s Colour Coded Labour...
March 21, 2011 | National Office
OTTAWA – Le Centre canadien de politiques alternatives exhorte Ottawa à répondre aux préoccupations financières réelles des Canadiens au lieu de les laisser tomber dans la tempête politique qui se...
March 15, 2011 | National Office
OTTAWA—The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) urges Ottawa to address Canadians’ real financial worries rather than sideline them in the political bluster brewing over a federal budget...
March 15, 2011 | National Office
OTTAWA—Twelve years of budget increases have left Canadian military spending higher than at any time since the end of the Second World War, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for...
March 9, 2011 | National Office
OTTAWA—If the federal government wants to get serious about spending controls, it needs to look critically at its ballooning outsourcing costs, says a new study released today by the Canadian Centre...
March 3, 2011 | National Office
OTTAWA – Si le gouvernement fédéral veut être pris au sérieux lorsqu’il parle de contrôler les dépenses, il doit examiner d’un œil critique l’explosion des coûts d’impartition, affirme-t-on dans une...
March 3, 2011 | National Office
OTTAWA—As Health Canada begins its final consultations on proposals to “modernize” standards on prescription drugs, a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) finds...
January 19, 2011 | National Office
TORONTO – Canada’s best-paid 100 CEOs breezed through the worst of the recession with earnings 155 times higher than the average Canadian income earner, says a new study by the Canadian Centre for...
January 3, 2011 | National Office