Nova Scotia Office News Releases

HALIFAX: Single parents face a monthly shortfall of between $180 and $415 while attending university according to study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.  The study, “...
December 8, 2005 | Nova Scotia Office
HALIFAX: Child poverty in Nova Scotia has increased for the fourth year running and now stands at 20.7 percent, according to a report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives....
November 24, 2005 | Nova Scotia Office
(HALIFAX) Nova Scotia needs to revise its energy strategy, according to a report released today the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA-NS).  "Securing our energy future: A review of Nova...
July 26, 2005 | Nova Scotia Office
HALIFAX: Nova Scotia has not had a real minimum wage increase in more than 20 years, according to a report release today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives – Nova Scotia (CCPA-NS).  “Time...
May 25, 2005 | Nova Scotia Office
HALIFAX:  A report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives assesses progress on several measures of child poverty and finds that Nova Scotia performed fared most poorly among...
November 24, 2004 | Nova Scotia Office
OTTAWA-The 2004 Federal Budget fails to address the flaws in Canada's equalization program, which needs to be reformed if it is to meet its constitutionally required objectives, according to a study...
March 30, 2004 | National Office, Nova Scotia Office
(Halifax) A report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) finds that the current and anticipated PEI deficits are manageable and well within the capacity of the province...
February 11, 2004 | Nova Scotia Office
HALIFAX: A report released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives finds that Canada and Nova Scotia have lost ground in efforts to reduce child poverty. "Promises to Keep: The Nova...
November 24, 2003 | Nova Scotia Office
(Halifax) A report released by the CCPA today finds that Canadian ports need to take a sober and realistic look at their expectations of the cruise industry. The study finds that, in their rush to...
September 25, 2003 | BC Office, Nova Scotia Office
HALIFAX - According to a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives the Hamm government's 10% income tax cut will increase the economic inequality between Halifax and the...
July 31, 2003 | Nova Scotia Office
HALIFAX - According to a study released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives the Nova Scotia provincial income tax cut for 2004 will provide minimal, if any, benefit to middle and low...
July 25, 2003 | Nova Scotia Office
HALIFAX: According to the Nova Scotia Alternative Provincial Budget, prepared by the by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives - Nova Scotia (CCPA-NS), the government's income tax cut amounts to...
April 1, 2003 | Nova Scotia Office
HALIFAX - With double digit growth anticipated for the cruise ship industry, ports in the Maritimes need to assess the economic, environmental and social impacts of cruise ships, according to a...
March 18, 2003 | Nova Scotia Office
Should health care professionals and support staff have the right to strike? Why have more than 200,000 of them walked off the job for varying periods since 1999--whether they had the legal right to...
December 10, 2002 | National Office, Nova Scotia Office
Halifax: A paper released today by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives--Nova Scotia concludes that the Cape Breton Community Employment and Innovation Project (CBCEIP), is less innovative...
August 9, 2002 | Nova Scotia Office