National Office News Releases

OTTAWA--The government should draw upon the fiscal dividend to ease the impact of the current economic slowdown and to reinvest in programs that bore the brunt of spending cuts in the 1990s,...
May 17, 2001 | National Office
(Vancouver) A new study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives says that the current debate about addiction is incomplete. Public debate about addiction prevention, treatment,...
April 30, 2001 | National Office, BC Office
OTTAWA--Canadian farmers are struggling with near-record low prices and many face bankruptcy unless the current crisis is adequately addressed by the federal and provincial governments. But...
April 25, 2001 | National Office
Washington, D.C. - An evaluation of the North American Free Trade Agreement on its seventh anniversary finds a continent-wide pattern of stagnant worker incomes, lost job opportunities, increased...
April 11, 2001 | National Office
(Ottawa)–Le Centre canadien de politiques alternatives a émis un nouveau rapport aujourd’hui, qui jette de la lumière sur la Zone de libre-échange des Amériques. En l’absence d’une ébauche publique...
March 29, 2001 | National Office, BC Office
(Ottawa)--The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives released a new report today that sheds light on the Free Trade Area of the Americas. In the absence of a public draft FTAA text, "Inside the...
March 29, 2001 | National Office, BC Office
Ottawa--Canada can afford to extend Medicare to cover pharmaceuticals, and should do so by introducing a national program to cover drug costs, says the author of a new CCPA study. Dr. Joel Lexchin...
March 15, 2001 | National Office
Ottawa--Multinational courier companies are attempting to impose postal policy reforms rejected by Parliament and the Canadian public through the back door of WTO trade negotiations and litigation,...
March 5, 2001 | National Office
Ottawa - Selon un tout récent rapport du Centre canadien de politiques alternatives, les entreprises multinationales de messageries s’en remettent aux négociations commerciales et à la procédure de...
March 5, 2001 | National Office
OTTAWA – Contrairement aux garanties répétées données par le ministre du Commerce international et d’autres fonctionnaires gouvernementaux à l’effet que le système de soins de santé du Canada est...
February 19, 2001 | National Office
OTTAWA--Contrary to repeated assurances from the Minister of International Trade and other federal government officials that Canada's health care system is protected from trade challenge under the...
February 19, 2001 | National Office
Ottawa — Les critiques du régime de retraite universel du Canada veulent nous faire peur. Voilà les accusations lancées par un expert bien connu dans le domaine des pensions. Dans une nouvelle étude...
February 14, 2001 | National Office
OTTAWA---Critics of Canada's public pension system are engaging in scare tactics, a prominent pension expert charges. In a new study Pensions Under Attack: What's behind the push to privatize public...
February 14, 2001 | National Office
(Vancouver) BC's natural gas producers are reaping huge rewards from a hot continental energy market, a new CCPA study shows. "Who's making money on natural gas and what should governments do?" finds...
January 23, 2001 | National Office, BC Office
OTTAWA--"Calls for more openness and public input into communications policy in Canada are falling on deaf ears," say Marita Moll and Leslie Regan Shade, editors of E-commerce vs. E-commons;...
January 18, 2001 | National Office