National Office News Releases

OTTAWA—There is little to suggest that health care costs will spiral out of control as Canada’s population ages, says a new study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. The...
September 13, 2007 | National Office, BC Office
(Vancouver) Footage of Naomi Klein speaking about her new book, The Shock Doctrine: The Rise of Disaster Capitalism, is now available online at www.youtube.com/policyalternatives or www....
September 5, 2007 | National Office, BC Office
OTTAWA – Canadians are working harder and smarter, contributing to a growing economy, but their paycheques have been stagnant for the past 30 years, says a new study by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
June 28, 2007 | National Office
(Ottawa) Federal spending on multi-billion dollar military contracts has been mired in complaints of improper conduct as the government embarks on its $17 billion build-up of aircraft, helicopters,...
June 11, 2007 | National Office
OTTAWA—Canadians have been paying too much for gas for nearly two years, says an analysis released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. The analysis, by economist and CCPA research...
May 10, 2007 | National Office
(Ottawa) Surgical waitlists can be dramatically cut if governments develop a strategy to scale up innovations already underway in the public health care system, says a new study released today. Why...
May 8, 2007 | National Office
TORONTO – Ontario’s after-tax income gap between the richest and poorest 10% of families raising children under 18 has reached an all-time high, according to a new study released by the Canadian...
May 7, 2007 | National Office, Ontario Office
Les experts voient des menaces à l'horizon pour les soins de santé REGINA—De toute évidence, l"intégrité du système d’assurance-santé du Canada est menacée sur plusieurs fronts et il est urgent d’...
May 3, 2007 | National Office
REGINA—The integrity of Canada's medicare system is being challenged on several clear and pressing fronts, say leading experts gathering for a two-day conference to fix Medicare. Queue-jumping, extra...
May 3, 2007 | National Office
TORONTO – Not a single province in Canada pays a minimum wage that lifts working Canadians out of poverty, concludes a study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. Bringing Minimum Wages...
March 26, 2007 | National Office, BC Office
OTTAWA—Today’s federal budget may be a short-term attempt to buy votes but it fails to address the long-term priorities of most Canadians, says the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. Two recent...
March 19, 2007 | National Office
OTTAWA — Le gouvernement Harper aura bientôt épuisé son surplus fiscal dans un plan de dépenses préélectorales qui est contraire aux attentes des Canadiens, nous apprend le Centre canadien de...
March 15, 2007 | National Office
OTTAWA — The Harper government is on the brink of exhausting its fiscal surplus on a pre-election spending plan that is at odds with what Canadians want, says the Canadian Centre for Policy...
March 15, 2007 | National Office
TORONTO – Les familles canadiennes travaillent plus, cependant la plupart – 80 % d’entre elles – ne bénéficient que d’un plus faible pourcentage de l’économie croissante du Canada, si l’on se fie aux...
March 1, 2007 | National Office
TORONTO – Canadian families are putting in more work time, yet most – 80% of them – are getting a smaller share of Canada’s growing economy, says a study by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
March 1, 2007 | National Office