National Office News Releases

OTTAWA--A study released today concludes that the New Brunswick government should have proceeded with public auto insurance, despite threats from the foreign insurance industry to sue under...
June 30, 2004 | National Office
OTTAWA--Can the three major national parties pay for what they say? That's the question posed by a new study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. Can they pay for what they...
June 11, 2004 | National Office
The agreement between the Nisichawayasihk Cree Nation (NCN) and Manitoba Hydro over the development of a 200-megawatt dam and transmission line in Northern Manitoba is of uncertain financial value...
May 26, 2004 | National Office
OTTAWA - Canada is hoarding unprecedented economic wealth while human insecurity - at home and abroad - deepens, says a new international report. Squandering Canada's Surplus, a report to Social...
April 26, 2004 | National Office
Ottawa--Canadians remember Paul Martin as the man who slew the deficit dragon "come hell or high water. " He fulfilled that promise by making the largest non-military public program cuts in Canadian...
April 26, 2004 | National Office
OTTAWA--Among the proposals for closer economic ties between Canada and the United States is a call for a Customs Union, which would entail a common external tariff, a common trade policy, and the...
April 15, 2004 | National Office, BC Office
OTTAWA-The 2004 Federal Budget fails to address the flaws in Canada's equalization program, which needs to be reformed if it is to meet its constitutionally required objectives, according to a study...
March 30, 2004 | National Office, Nova Scotia Office
OTTAWA--The Martin government is hiding behind the sponsorship scandal as a pretext for inaction in Budget 2004, charges the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. The Prime Minister says it's...
March 23, 2004 | National Office
OTTAWA—La 10e édition de l’Alternative budgétaire pour le gouvernement fédéral s’attaque à la racine des scandales sur le financement, non pas à coups de compressions de dépenses et de réductions d’...
March 16, 2004 | National Office
OTTAWA--The 10th annual Alternative Federal Budget cuts to the heart of federal funding scandals - not with more tax cuts and spending restraints but with hard measures of accountability to clean up...
March 16, 2004 | National Office
ST. JOHN'S--While Newfoundland and Labrador must face a number of important issues of financial management in the next few years, provincial finances are not spiraling out of control, and they do not...
March 11, 2004 | National Office
Cancer has become such an epidemic that 41% of Canadian males and nearly 38% of Canadian females will develop some form of the disease, and 27% of males and 23% of females will die from it. While...
March 4, 2004 | National Office, Manitoba Office
OTTAWA--Every year since the elimination of the federal budget deficit in 1997, the government's record of forecasting its own surplus has been abysmal--and this year is no different, according to a...
February 2, 2004 | National Office
Malgré l’échec des négociations de l’OMC sur la politique de la concurrence et l’investissement suvenu lors de la dernière réunion ministérielle tenue à Cancun, les plus grandes entreprises de...
January 28, 2004 | National Office
OTTAWA--Canada's public postal system is under threat at the WTO by a proposed expansion of the General Agreement on Trade in Services (GATS), which is being promoted by the world's largest courier...
January 28, 2004 | National Office