Nova Scotia Office News Releases

Halifax—The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Nova Scotia releases its 12th annual Alternative Provincial Budget today. Strengthening Connections, Connecting Communities is a fully costed ...
March 25, 2013 | Nova Scotia Office
HALIFAX, NS – The Atlantic Institute for Market Studies, Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives – Nova Scotia and the Nova Scotia Chambers of Commerce believe it is time for the Province of Nova...
February 25, 2013 | Nova Scotia Office
Halifax- Atlantic Canadians deserve to know how many federal jobs will be cut in their region, their province, and their community. They also deserve to know how these job cuts will affect the...
February 20, 2013 | Nova Scotia Office
CANADA ATLANTIQUE – Un nouveau rapport du CCPA-NÉ rendu public aujourd’hui renferme des prévisions concernant les pertes d’emploi au sein du secteur fédéral dans la région de l’Atlantique et l’impact...
November 27, 2012 | Nova Scotia Office
ALANTIC CANADA - A new CCPA-NS report released today makes projections for federal public sector job loss in Atlantic Canada and discusses the breadth and depth of its impact in the region.  CCPA-NS...
November 27, 2012 | Nova Scotia Office
Halifax—Close consideration of the probable costs and benefits of the Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (“CETA”) for Nova Scotia reveals that the agreement's benefits are being oversold, while...
October 23, 2012 | Nova Scotia Office
Halifax, NS—Now is the time to have serious discussions about what kind of community Halifax residents want for themselves and their neighbours. That's why the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives...
August 28, 2012 | Nova Scotia Office
Halifax, NS – Nova Scotia Power Inc. has many people angry and galvanized, looking for alternatives. Their anger is fuelled by the seeming contradiction of a private company owning a public resource...
June 14, 2012 | Nova Scotia Office
Halifax, NS – Tomorrow, when the government releases their budget, there will be a lot of talk about getting “Back to Balance” as the provincial government makes deficit reduction its priority. To...
April 2, 2012 | Nova Scotia Office
HALIFAX – The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives – Nova Scotia released its 2012 alternative provincial budget today. In contrast to the Nova Scotia government’s 'back-to-balance' plan of across...
March 22, 2012 | Nova Scotia Office
HALIFAX – The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-Nova Scotia (CCPA-NS) released a new report today showing that standards for Nova Scotia’s non-unionized workers are well behind the standards in...
March 1, 2012 | Nova Scotia Office
(Halifax/Moncton)—The authors of a new report estimate that the New Brunswick government could increase its annual revenue by more than $260 million per year, if it chooses to make progressive...
February 20, 2012 | Nova Scotia Office
(Halifax / Moncton) Les auteurs d'un nouveau rapport estiment que la province du Nouveau-Brunswick pourrait voir ses revenus annuels augmenter de plus 260 millions de dollars par année si seulement...
February 20, 2012 | Nova Scotia Office
(Halifax/Charlottetown)—According to economist, Angella MacEwen, the co-author of a new report released today, "Prince Edward Island cannot afford to allow people to live in poverty any longer. While...
December 7, 2011 | Nova Scotia Office
HALIFAX, NS – Twenty-two years ago (in 1989), the government of Canada promised to end child poverty by the year 2000. However, as Lesley Frank, author of a report released today by the Canadian...
November 23, 2011 | Nova Scotia Office