National Office News Releases

OTTAWA— The January 27 federal budget will be one of the most important in Canada’s history and should meet five key tests, says the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). “What’s in this...
January 23, 2009 | National Office
OTTAWA – Le budget fédéral du 27 janvier sera l’un des plus importants de toute l’histoire du Canada et devrait respecter cinq critères essentiels, a indiqué le Centre canadien de politiques...
January 23, 2009 | National Office
OTTAWA—Le Centre canadien de politiques alternatives (CCPA) a publié aujourd’hui le Programme de stimulation fiscale de l’Alternative budgétaire pour le gouvernement fédéral, un programme d’un an qui...
January 6, 2009 | National Office
OTTAWA—Today the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) released the Alternative Federal Budget (AFB) fiscal stimulus plan, a one-year package that would create 407,000 jobs, boost the...
January 6, 2009 | National Office
TORONTO – Canada may be in for a rocky economic ride, but the nation’s best paid 100 CEOs are still basking in the glow of the banner year of 2007: they got a record 22% average pay hike in 2007....
January 2, 2009 | National Office
(Ottawa)—On the eve of the 60th anniversary of the UN Universal Declaration of Human Rights a new international report concludes that budgets profoundly impact the attainment of human rights, and the...
December 8, 2008 | National Office
OTTAWA—The federal government’s response to Canada’s shaky economic situation is wildly out of step with what governments around the world are doing to protect their citizens, says the Canadian...
November 27, 2008 | National Office
OTTAWA — While it is now generally acknowledged that the federal government is headed for deficit in the coming years, a report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA)...
November 25, 2008 | National Office
OTTAWA—On convient généralement à présent que le gouvernement fédéral encourra des déficits ces prochaines années, mais un rapport rendu public aujourd’hui par le Centre canadien de politiques...
November 25, 2008 | National Office
TORONTO – The majority of Canadians believe Canada should try to distinguish itself in the world as a country where no one lives in poverty, according to an Environics Research poll conducted for the...
October 27, 2008 | National Office
OTTAWA—Today the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) released The Harper Record, the most comprehensive analysis of the Conservative minority government’s record to date. “Scheduled for...
September 23, 2008 | National Office
OTTAWA—The Harper government has become the first elected federal administration to experience a decline in average national productivity during its entire term in office since Statistics Canada...
September 10, 2008 | National Office
Water fountains are becoming an endangered species on university campuses across Canada. That’s one of the findings of a national on-line survey, Corporate Initiatives on Campus: A 2008 Snapshot,...
September 2, 2008 | National Office
TORONTO – Les 10 % de Canadiens et de Canadiennes les plus riches créent une plus grande empreinte écologique – dans une proportion considérable de 66 % – que le ménage moyen au Canada, révèle une...
June 24, 2008 | National Office
TORONTO – The richest 10 percent of Canadians create a bigger ecological footprint – a whopping 66 percent higher – than the average Canadian household, says a new study by the Canadian Centre for...
June 24, 2008 | National Office