Ontario Office News Releases

TORONTO—Ontario’s beleaguered long-term care system needs a funding injection of $1.8 billion a year to bring wages and staffing up to recommended levels of quality of care and safety, according to a...
June 23, 2020 | Ontario Office
TORONTO— Dans la tourmente, le système de soins de longue durée de l’Ontario nécessite un investissement supplémentaire de 1,8 milliard de dollars par an pour atteindre les niveaux de qualité des...
June 23, 2020 | Ontario Office
TORONTO – Ontario tenants who have fallen behind on their rent because of COVID-19 will need provincial help to stay housed when the current eviction ban is lifted, new analysis from the Canadian...
May 28, 2020 | Ontario Office
TORONTO – As the COVID-19 death toll mounts, the Ontario government must immediately spend at least $58 million more a month on staffing to help save the lives of seniors in long-term care homes, the...
April 17, 2020 | Ontario Office
OTTAWA— Canada’s payday loan companies will see windfall profits at the expense of low- and moderate-income people if governments don’t take immediate steps to tighten regulations on the industry, a...
April 14, 2020 | National Office, Ontario Office
TORONTO – Près de la moitié des locataires canadiens ayant un emploi ne disposent pas d’assez d’économies pour payer leurs factures au-delà d’un mois s’ils perdent leur travail, montre une nouvelle...
March 23, 2020 | National Office, Ontario Office
TORONTO – Close to half of working renters in Canada don’t have enough savings to pay their bills for more than a month if they lose their jobs, a new analysis by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
March 23, 2020 | National Office, Ontario Office
TORONTO — A new interactive online map from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) spells out how the Ontario government’s cuts to education funding are affecting the finances of each of...
September 5, 2019 | Ontario Office
TORONTO—Le programme de l’assurance-emploi (A-E) du Canada échoue à soutenir les travailleurs à faible revenu et occupant un emploi précaire; ceux-ci ont considérablement moins accès aux prestations...
June 27, 2019 | Ontario Office
TORONTO—Canada’s Employment Insurance (EI) program is failing to support low-wage and precariously-employed workers, who have considerably less access to benefits than workers with higher wages,...
June 27, 2019 | Ontario Office
TORONTO—Today’s Ontario budget will do serious damage to the public services Ontarians depend on, the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives Ontario office (CCPA) says. “Cuts like these don’t make...
April 11, 2019 | Ontario Office
TORONTO—A new report released today shows the Ontario government has options that would allow it to reduce the provincial deficit while maintaining and enhancing public services, as long as the...
April 5, 2019 | Ontario Office
TORONTO—Cities in the Greater Toronto and Hamilton Area facing growing demands for public services and infrastructure, and a provincial government vowing to cut spending, should turn to a regional...
January 24, 2019 | Ontario Office
TORONTO—Ontario’s labour market shows stubborn patterns of employment and income inequality along racial and gender lines, according to new research from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives’...
December 11, 2018 | Ontario Office
TORONTO – Despite their high level of education, credentials, skills, and even experience, 22 per cent of Canadian professionals are in precarious jobs, says a new report from the Canadian Centre for...
August 21, 2018 | National Office, Ontario Office