National Office News Releases

(Toronto) In a report released today, three prominent economists throw cold water on the "business case" that the provincial government has offered for privatizing Hydro One. The authors, Myron...
May 31, 2002 | National Office, Ontario Office
(Vancouver) A panel of experts from Britain, the U.S. and Canada on "public-private partnerships" (P3's) say that British Columbia should think twice before adopting the P3 model. Three of the four...
May 30, 2002 | National Office, BC Office
(OTTAWA) Municipalities may face unexpected barriers in implementing the Walkerton Inquiry recommendations to protect drinking water and agricultural lands due to the federal governments approach to...
May 29, 2002 | National Office
(Vancouver) The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) says a federal government discussion paper on the economic costs and benefits of ratifying Kyoto confirms its own findings in a recently...
May 15, 2002 | National Office, BC Office
(OTTAWA) The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) has released a new study laying to rest the myth that tens of thousands of jobs will hit the scrap heap if the federal government endorses...
April 30, 2002 | National Office, BC Office
(Ottawa) A new report by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives sheds some light on the pressing issue of inequality in the global economy. The report, The Global Divide, comes as officials...
April 18, 2002 | National Office, BC Office
OTTAWA--Senior government officials have just returned from a negotiating session in Geneva to expand the reach of the World Trade Organization's services agreement into areas usually considered the...
March 28, 2002 | National Office
OTTAWA--Differing provincial priorities reinforce imbalance in access to quality, publicly accountable higher education, according to an annual report released by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
March 25, 2002 | National Office
Ottawa--Despite its billing as a personal security budget, Paul Martin's budget falls far short of meeting the security needs of people, according to Bruce Campbell, Executive Director of the...
December 10, 2001 | National Office
OTTAWA--The federal government could allocate at least $10 billion per year to new spending priorities in each of the next two fiscal years, on top of additional monies required for core EI benefits...
December 6, 2001 | National Office
OTTAWA–Le gouvernement fédéral pourrait allouer au moins 10 milliards de dollars par année à de nouvelles dépenses au cours de ses deux prochains exercices financiers, payer les prestations de base...
December 6, 2001 | National Office
Les concessions du gouvernement canadien face aux grandes sociétés pharmaceutiques multinationales, y compris le prolongement à vingt ans de leur monopole sur les nouveaux médicaments, ont eu pour...
November 26, 2001 | National Office
Canadian government concessions to the big multinational pharmaceutical companies, including an extension of their monopoly on new drugs to 20 years, have resulted in sharply escalating prices for...
November 26, 2001 | National Office
OTTAWA--The draft text of the Free trade of the Americas Agreement document (FTAA) has just been released. Researchers from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives were part of the team analyzing...
July 3, 2001 | National Office
OTTAWA--There is almost no chance that NAFTA Trade Ministers, meeting next month, will make any meaningful changes to limit corporations' rights to use NAFTA to challenge laws that protect public...
June 11, 2001 | National Office