Nova Scotia Office News Releases

Halifax, NS­ The Maritimes experienced an 1800 percent increase in cruise passenger numbers between 1990 and 2008. However, the author of a new Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives-NS report,...
March 26, 2009 | Nova Scotia Office
Halifax, N.S. - Our safety is at risk when governments fail to respond effectively to changing heat supplies and prices, according to Larry Hughes, the lead author of two new reports released today...
March 9, 2009 | Nova Scotia Office
HALIFAX – Nova Scotians are working harder and smarter but the majority have been denied the fruits of the economic growth they’ve helped create, says a new report released today by the Canadian...
November 14, 2008 | Nova Scotia Office
HALIFAX – La productivité des travailleurs néo-écossais a augmentée de manière importante dans les dernières décennies, contribuant à un fort développement économique, mais la majorité d’entre eux...
November 14, 2008 | Nova Scotia Office
HALIFAX, October 28, 2008-Two specialists in industrial relations insist that compulsory arbitration is not a good substitute for the right to use strikes as a last resort if collective bargaining...
October 28, 2008 | Nova Scotia Office
HALIFAX -- The government has the opportunity to tackle pressing problems like poverty and climate change in their upcoming budget, according to a report released today by the Canadian Centre for...
April 28, 2008 | Nova Scotia Office
HALIFAX – Uniacke Square could become a model for healthy and vibrant, low-income communities if there is a deliberate and strategic program of public investment in community-led revitalization....
April 24, 2008 | Manitoba Office, Nova Scotia Office
HALIFAX - The Nova Scotia government's proposal to ban strikes in health care and community services would remove one of the key mechanisms workers have to warn of system failures, according to a...
November 22, 2007 | Nova Scotia Office
HALIFAX – Nova Scotia’s proposed legislation to end the right to strike in health care and community services will not likely reduce strike activity in these sectors. Moreover, the move may have...
October 18, 2007 | Nova Scotia Office
HALIFAX: Nova Scotians need secure sources of energy if they are to meet the challenges of the twenty-first century, according to a report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
June 7, 2007 | Nova Scotia Office
HALIFAX— Halifax’s Commonwealth Games bid did not properly assess the potential costs and benefits of hosting the games, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (...
March 19, 2007 | Nova Scotia Office
HALIFAX--The proposed Atlantica export corridor would have serious detrimental effects on Atlantic Canada, says a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA)....
February 15, 2007 | National Office, Nova Scotia Office
HALIFAX – Le couloir d’exportation Atlantica proposé aurait des effets néfastes importants pour le Canada atlantique, selon une étude publiée aujourd’hui par le Centre canadien de politiques...
February 15, 2007 | National Office, Nova Scotia Office
HALIFAX - Authors of Nova Scotia's Child Poverty Report Card say each tax cut for an economically secure Canadian is a broken promise to a child living in poverty. The Canadian Centre for Policy...
November 24, 2006 | Nova Scotia Office
HALIFAX: Low income households are still vulnerable to increased energy costs according to a report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA). "Our winters of discontent:...
March 20, 2006 | Nova Scotia Office