National Office News Releases

OTTAWA—Federal underfunding and understaffing of safety inspectors are putting employees in federally regulated workplaces sector in harm’s way, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for...
September 30, 2015 | National Office
OTTAWA — Le financement fédéral insuffisant et le manque d’inspecteurs de sécurité mettent en danger les employés dans le secteur des lieux de travail sous réglementation fédérale, selon une étude...
September 29, 2015 | National Office
OTTAWA— A new report, entitled Torture of Afghan Detainees: Canada’s Alleged Complicity and the Need for a Public Inquiry, has just been released by the Rideau Institute and the Canadian Centre for...
September 23, 2015 | National Office
OTTAWA—On average, tuition and compulsory fees for Canadian undergraduate students have tripled between 1993-94 and 2015-16 and will continue to rise over the next four years, from $6,971 this fall...
September 9, 2015 | National Office
OTTAWA – Seizing on the first federal election in recent history where income inequality is a hot button issue, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) has launched a platform to reduce...
August 31, 2015 | National Office
Canadian investors have exploited a controversial mechanism in international investment treaties to challenge public interest regulations in 24 different countries, according to a study released...
August 5, 2015 | National Office
OTTAWA—A new study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) reveals the best and worst cities to be a woman in Canada. According to the study, Victoria is the best city to...
July 15, 2015 | National Office
OTTAWA—The majority of special education policies in place across Canada are more than 10 years old and out of step with current practices around inclusive education, says a report released today by...
July 8, 2015 | National Office
OTTAWA— A new report, entitled Smart Defence: A plan for rebuilding Canada’s military, has just been released by the Rideau Institute and the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). The study...
June 29, 2015 | National Office
OTTAWA—The wealth advantage for Canada’s affluent starts at a young age, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). The study, by CCPA Senior Economist David...
June 25, 2015 | National Office
OTTAWA—The federal budget’s claims regarding who would benefit from doubling the Tax Free Savings Account (TFSA) annual contribution ceiling exclude key contextual data thereby leading to erroneous...
June 1, 2015 | National Office
OTTAWA—The share of unionized workers in Canada has dropped by only two percent over the past generation, but union representation dramatically affects workers’ ability to move up the middle class...
May 1, 2015 | National Office
OTTAWA – Dès novembre 2015, la Cour suprême de la Colombie-Britannique commencera à entendre une contestation de la Medicare Protection Act (MPA) de la province qui, si elle est couronnée de succès,...
April 27, 2015 | National Office, BC Office
OTTAWA—As early as November 2015, the British Columbia Supreme Court will begin hearing a challenge to the provincial Medicare Protection Act (MPA) that, if successful, will impact all Canadians in...
April 27, 2015 | National Office, BC Office
OTTAWA—Today’s federal budget will do little to revitalize Canada’s sluggish job market and slow economic growth due to collapsing corporate investment in the tar sands, says the Canadian Centre for...
April 21, 2015 | National Office