Nova Scotia Office News Releases

Halifax, NS—The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Nova Scotia released the report No Nova Scotian Should Have to Work Sick, The Urgent Need for Universal and Permanent Paid Sick Leave...
July 28, 2021 | Nova Scotia Office
Halifax, NS— The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Nova Scotia with the Housing for All Working Group released the report, Keys to a housing secure future for all Nova Scotians today. The CCPA-...
May 25, 2021 | Nova Scotia Office
Today the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Nova Scotia (CCPA-NS), along with partners in each Atlantic province, released The Cost of Poverty in the Atlantic Provinces. The report provides the...
April 7, 2021 | Nova Scotia Office
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives released a report today that provides evidence that without urgent investment we risk losing the child care spaces we have.  Sounding the Alarm: COVID-19’s...
March 18, 2021 | Nova Scotia Office
December 9, 2020 Halifax/Wolfville– In Nova Scotia there are 41,370 children who live in poverty based on the most recent data. The 2020 Report Card on Child and Family Poverty in Nova Scotia reveals...
December 9, 2020 | Nova Scotia Office
HALIFAX, NS/CHARLOTTETOWN, PEI—In order to earn a living wage, a person working a full time, full year job in Charlottetown would need to be paid $19.30 an hour, according to a new report released...
November 2, 2020 | Nova Scotia Office
Halifax,NS/St.John’s, NL—A new report released today, Many Dangers of Public-Private Partnerships (P3s) in Newfoundland and Labrador provides evidence about these deals that should make...
October 6, 2020 | Nova Scotia Office
October 1, 2020 Halifax, NS—Last night, Halifax Regional Council passed a motion that will make a real difference in the lives of some low-wage workers in the Halifax Regional Municipality. The CCPA-...
October 1, 2020 | Nova Scotia Office
HALIFAX and SAINT JOHN—In order to earn a living wage, a person working a full-time, full-year job must earn $21.80 in Halifax, $19.55 in Antigonish, $17.65 in Cape Breton, $16.80 in Bridgewater and...
September 2, 2020 | Nova Scotia Office
Halifax—In a new report released today, Are you with us? Covid-19 confirms the need to transform Nova Scotia’s social safety net, authors Tammy Findlay, Christine Saulnier and Alec Stratford provide...
May 21, 2020 | Nova Scotia Office
Halifax—In partnership with the Nova Scotia College of Social Workers, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Nova Scotia (CCPA-NS) released a new report today that lays out what is required for...
March 11, 2020 | Nova Scotia Office
January 14, 2020  Halifax – In Nova Scotia there are 40,710 children or close to 1 in 4 children (24.2%) who live in poverty based on the most recent data. The 2019 Report Card on Child and Family...
January 14, 2020 | Nova Scotia Office
(HALIFAX, NS)—A new report, A Rising Tide to Lift All Boats: Recommendations for Advances to Nova Scotia’s Labour Standards Code, from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives–Nova Scotia office...
August 1, 2019 | Nova Scotia Office
(HALIFAX, NS)—A new report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Nova Scotia office examines the Highway 104 Western Alignment highway, known as the Cobequid Pass Toll Highway. The report...
June 3, 2019 | Nova Scotia Office
(HALIFAX, NS/ST.JOHN’S, NL)—In order to earn a living wage, a person working a full time, full year job in St. John’s would need to be paid $18.85 an hour, according to a new report released today by...
May 7, 2019 | Nova Scotia Office