News Releases

Vancouver — Changes to BC’s personal tax system since 2017 have improved tax fairness, benefiting low- and middle-income earners the most while the richest 1% are paying more. However, the wealthiest...
July 23, 2024 | BC Office
HALIFAX/K’jipuktuk – The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives – Nova Scotia Office released a new report today on the state of municipalities in Nova Scotia ahead of municipal elections in October...
July 2, 2024 | Nova Scotia Office
VANCOUVER — The federal government must ensure that just-announced pilot programs for migrant care workers are not the latest in a series of failed such programs, say researchers working with the...
June 18, 2024 | BC Office
VANCOUVER — The minimum wage may be going up on Saturday, but one third of employed British Columbians are not earning a living wage, show new statistics released by the Canadian Centre for Policy...
May 30, 2024 | BC Office
OTTAWA—The Canadian government shouldn't be passive in the upcoming Canada-U.S.-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA) review process; it should strive to make the trade agreement more worker- and climate-friendly...
May 30, 2024 | National Office
OTTAWA— The COVID-19 pandemic wiped out 35 years of women’s economic gains in two short months, and a significant number of women in the workforce today have not yet recovered, says a new report from...
May 8, 2024 | National Office
April 30 2024, 10:00 AM CST For Immediate Release (Winnipeg, Treaty One):  A new survey released today finds that most Manitobans support extending employment rights held by employees to gig workers...
April 30, 2024 | Manitoba Office
OTTAWA—While most Canadians think the country has a progressive tax system due to income tax brackets, when all taxes are considered, the tax system is flat for most Canadians and regressive for the...
April 30, 2024 | National Office
Halifax/Kjipuktuk - Statistics Canada just released the most recent poverty and food insecurity data for 2022 and Nova Scotia’s rates are alarming. Some of the highlights from the data (using the...
April 29, 2024 | Nova Scotia Office
VANCOUVER — The federal government is considering ways for employees to have more ownership and control in their workplace by tabling legislation to create a new Employee Ownership Trust legal...
April 18, 2024 | BC Office
OTTAWA—Giant loopholes in Ontario’s rent control system mean tenants are paying average rent increases that are three times those allowed under the provincial rent increase guideline, a new report...
April 11, 2024 | Ontario Office
April 2, 2024   For Immediate Release (Winnipeg, Treaty One Territory):   The Manitoba Budget released today makes progress on reversing previous cuts to healthcare however does not go far enough to...
April 2, 2024 | Manitoba Office

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